Bone Resorption / Edition 1

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There is currently no single book with up to date information on osteoclast function and bone resorption.

A useful collection of information, not readily available in a concentrated and convenient form on the market.

Provides a comprehensive overview of the field.

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"Volume 2 in the series Bone Biology and written by US experts, it reviews in 9 chapters the biology, physiology and physiopathology of the osteoclast. It also describes the new drugs which inhibit bone resorption. A very complete, well referenced text, of interest to all who research or treat bone diseases, including pediatric endocrinologists." (Zvi Laron, Pediatric Endocrinology Reviews, Vol. 3 (2), 2005)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781849969260
  • Publisher: Springer London
  • Publication date: 12/13/2010
  • Series: Topics in Bone Biology, #2
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2005
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 190
  • Product dimensions: 0.43 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 10.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface 1. Osteoclast: Origin and Differentiation
Janet Rubin and Edward M. Greenfield 2. Osteolytic Enzymes of Osteoclasts
Merry Jo Oursler 3. The Regulation of Osteoclast Activity
Roland Baron and William C. Horne 4. Structural Aspects of Bone Resorption
Steven D. Bain and Ted S. Gross 5. Inflammatory Cytokines
Mark S. Nanes and Roberto Pacifici 6. Genetics and Mutations Affecting Osteoclast Development and Function
Mark C. Horowitz, Melissa A. Kacena, Joseph A. Lorenzo 7. Clinical Disorders Associated With Alterations in Bone Resorption
Janet Rubin and Mark S. Nanes 8. Pharmaceuticals for Bone Disease Targeting the Osteoclast
Lorraine A. Fitzpatrick 9. Skeletal Complications of Malignancy: Central Role for the Osteoclast
Gregory A. Clines, John M. Chirgwin, Theresa A. Guise Index

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