osteonectin


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os·te·o·nec·tin

(os'tē-ō-nek'tin),
A protein (MW 39,000-40,000) found in bone and nonmineralized tissues and believed to play a role in mineralization.

os·te·o·nec·tin

(os'tē-ō-nek'tin)
A protein found in bone and nonmineralized tissues.

osteonectin

a glycoprotein found in bone but not cartilage or other connective tissues.
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Restriction fragment length polymorphisms for growth hormone, prolactin, osteonectin, alpha crystallin, gamma crystallin, fibronectin and 21-steroid hydroxylase in cattle.
As shown in the figure, blockade of IL-6 signaling lead to a broad range of changes in biomarkers such as sICAM-1, VEGF, osteonectin, osteopontin, osteocalcin, and bone alkaline phosphatase.
sup][14] In in vitro studies, calcifying nodules have been observed within these cells, sharing important characteristics with bony tissue, such as increased activity of alkaline phosphatase (ALP) and expression of osteopontin (OPN), osteonectin, and osteocalcin.
Though as is mentioned it is involved principally in the degradation of type II collagen, the enzyme also targets other matrix molecules such as types IV and IX collagen, perlecan, osteonectin, and proteoglycan [20], and it is likely involved in matrix turnover in healthy cartilage.
Furthermore, analysis of osteogenic transcription factors in DDT-treated MSCs demonstrated increased mRNA expression of osteonectin, CBFA-1 (core binding factor alpha 1), and c-Fos, with values of 2.
Osteocalcin, Osteonectin, crosslaps, Serum estradiol (E2) and progesterone were measured using ADVIA Centaur automated competitive chemiluminescence immunoassay (Bayer HealthCare).
34 In-situ hybridization under conditions of physiologic tooth movement in rats showed site-specific expression of mRNA for osteonectin osteocalcin and osteopontin.
A variety of proteins, including fibronectin, laminin, fibrilin, tenascin, vitronectin, osteonectin is involved in cellular adhesion to the ECM.
Immunohistochemical staining for osteocalcin and osteonectin was performed on the confirmed osteosarcoma in the tibiotarsus and the spindle cell sarcoma mass.
A secreted Isoform of ErbB3 promotes osteonectin expression in bone and enhances the Invasiveness of prostate cancer cells.
Trombetta JM, Bradshaw AD, Johnson RH SPARC/ Osteonectin Functions to Maintain Homeostasis of the Collagenous Extracellular Matrix in the Periodontal Ligament J Histochem Cytochem 2010; 58(10): 871-879
Immunolocalization of bone extracellular matrix proteins (type I collagen, osteonectin and bone sialoprotein) in human dental pulp and cultured pulp cells.