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- n. A stem cell that is the precursor of an osteoblast
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NGF protein has also been detected in osteoprogenitor cells, marrow stromal cells, osteoblasts, some chondrocytes, endothelial cells, the periosteal matrix of the fracture callus, and skeletal muscle, suggesting that NGF and all these entities participate in fracture repair and re-innervation.
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