Osteocytes


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Osteocytes

Bone cells that maintain bone tissue.
Mentioned in: Bone Grafting
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The areas of the cortical bone that were occupied by lacunae and osteocytes were measured on the three groups.
A significant reduction was observed in the number of right femoral osteocytes in the OVX-only group compared to the control (P=0.01) and treatment (P[less than or equal to]0.05) groups.
(2008) Mechanical stimulation of bone in vivo reduces osteocyte expression of Sost/sclerostin.
Osteocytes were counted in a defined unit area under high power in the two groups and the average of the two groups was compared.
Furthermore, over time, 90% of the hADSCs have differentiated into chondrocytes and osteocytes, as evidenced by the presence of acid mucopolysaccharides and calcium deposits, respectively.
Differentiation potency was confirmed by differentiation of the isolated MSCs into osteocytes, chondrocytes, and adipocytes (Figure 2).
PTH signaling in osteoprogenitors, instead of osteoblasts and osteocytes, is indispensable for B cell differentiation [33].
Atkins, "Extracellular phosphate modulates the effect of 1[alpha], 25-dihydroxy vitamin D3 (1,25D) on osteocyte like cells," The Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, vol.
The researchers conclude by saying, "We propose that much sitting time results in decreased loading of osteocytes in the weight-bearing long bones and, thereby, the homeostatic regulation of body weight does not activate its afferent signal to the brain, resulting in obesity."
The mass was composed of well-differentiated contiguous clusters of mesenchymal cells (fibroblasts) and joined merged by numerous irregular trabecular bone containing osteocytes surrounded by osteoblasts and osteoclasts (Figure 1E).
[13-20] Reaming debris has been well studied and in many studies, they have shown that the osteocytes and osteoblasts in the reaming debris are viable, with presence of growth factors which are known to participate in the various phases of fracture-healing and bone formation.