Bone Resorption / Edition 1

Bone Resorption / Edition 1

by Felix Bronner
     
 

"Bone Resorption, the second volume in the series Topics in Bone Biology, deals with the osteoclast, the bone-resorbing cell, its origins, its enzymes, the regulation of osteoclast activity, and structural aspects of bone resorption." The reviews in the book are essential reading for clinicians, researchers and students in a variety of fields: skeletal biology and… See more details below

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"Bone Resorption, the second volume in the series Topics in Bone Biology, deals with the osteoclast, the bone-resorbing cell, its origins, its enzymes, the regulation of osteoclast activity, and structural aspects of bone resorption." The reviews in the book are essential reading for clinicians, researchers and students in a variety of fields: skeletal biology and orthopedics, nutrition, rheumatology, endocrinology, nephrology, oncology, dentistry, nursing, and chiropractic medicine.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781852338121
Publisher:
Springer London
Publication date:
07/01/2005
Series:
Topics in Bone Biology, #2
Edition description:
2005
Pages:
190
Product dimensions:
0.50(w) x 7.00(h) x 10.00(d)

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Table of Contents

1Osteoclast : origin and differentiation1
2Osteolytic enzymes of osteoclasts24
3Regulation of osteoclast activity34
4Structural aspects of bone resorption58
5Inflammatory cytokines67
6Genetics and mutations affecting osteoclast development and function91
7Clinical disorders associated with alterations in bone resorption108
8Pharmaceuticals for bone disease targeting the osteoclast128
9Skeletal complications of malignancy : central role for the osteoclast151

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