osteoprogenitor cells


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osteoprogenitor cells

the stem cells of the stromal system, the only cells capable of independent osteogenesis. Called also osteogenic precursor cells.
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The presence of osteoprogenitor cells and mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs), with the ability to differentiate into bone cells, is probably the predominant factor contributing to the increase in osteogenic activity and consequently, repair of bone injury.
Increased bone formation by intermittent parathyroid hormone administration is due to the stimulation of proliferation and differentiation of osteoprogenitor cells in bone marrow.
As mentioned earlier, the pathogenesis of ectopic ossification requires a local event that initiates the differentiation of mesenchymal cells into osteoprogenitor cells.
These composites are mixed with autologous bone marrow which subsequently provides osteoprogenitor cells and other growth factors.
These findings show the effectiveness of humoral factors starting the maturation of osteoprogenitor cells 2 days after trauma (43).
A cohesive consistency when saturated with the patient's bone marrow providing both a continuous scaffold for bone formation and the osteoprogenitor cells needed to initiate new bone growth.
Effects of vitamin B12 on cell proliferation and cellular alkaline phosphatase activity in human bone marrow stromal osteoprogenitor cells and UMR106 osteoblastic cells.
The histogenesis of ES remains controversial, and current wisdom as to the cellular origin is divided between mesenchymal cells, possibly osteoprogenitor cells of the bone marrow, or neuroectodermal cells.
He found that an induction cell such as a histiocyte acts upon a connective tissue cell facilitating differentiation into the osteoprogenitor cells.
They adorned the scaffolding with synthetic peptides, or protein fragments, that help bone-forming cells called osteoprogenitor cells adhere to the framework.

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