Osteocytes


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Osteocytes

Bone cells that maintain bone tissue.
Mentioned in: Bone Grafting
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Notice the unencapsulated, infiltrative, and moderately cellular neoplastic mass composed by fibroblasts and numerous irregular trabecular bone containing osteocytes, osteoblasts, and osteoclasts (H&E, Bar = 80[micro]m).
16,26] Various studies [15,17,26] have corroborated that viable osteocytes and osteoprogenitor cells are present in the reamed material.
It has been argued that in influencing growth rate, T may directly exert its effect on osteocytes and chondrocytes and/or may indirectly affect growth rate through its effect on GH secretion.
Researches in mice have reported the activation of FXIII-A gene in osteocytes of long bones (femur) and flat bones (calvaria and mandible).
In addition, the number of osteocytes in the control group was greater than in the laser groups at the 4th and 8th weeks.
Still others types of cells seen in PA included chondroblasts, chondrocytes, osteoblasts and osteocytes associated with their respective mesenchymal components.
In particular, Plasticell has used the platform to develop media for rapid, reliable differentiation of human mesenchymal stem cells (hMSCs) to high quality osteocytes, chondrocytes and adipocytes (both white and brown), with a view to creating tissue models for drug screening and cell therapies.
Histopathological examination of the lesion revealed densely arranged bony trabeculae with scattered osteocytes in the lacunae, interspersed within the dense bone along with the presence of marrow elements, which confirmed the diagnosis of compact osteoma.
It consists of specialized bone cells, mineralized and unmineralized connective tissue matrix, and spaces including the bone marrow cavity, vascular canals, canaliculi, and lacunae that contain osteocytes.