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  • noun Plural form of osteoblast.

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Examples

  • Over the next few months, bone cells called osteoblasts will fuse with the titanium to anchor those rods, he told her.

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  • Bone turnover is regulated by cells called osteoblasts and osteoclasts.

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  • Bone remodeling consists of two stages: resorption, when cells called osteoclasts dissolve old bone, creating small cavities; and bone formation, or remodeling, when cells called osteoblasts build new bone by filling those cavities with calcium.

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  • Bone remodeling consists of two stages: resorption, when cells called osteoclasts dissolve old bone, creating small cavities; and bone formation, or remodeling, when cells called osteoblasts build new bone by filling those cavities with calcium.

    You Staying Young

  • Bone remodeling consists of two stages: resorption, when cells called osteoclasts dissolve old bone, creating small cavities; and bone formation, or remodeling, when cells called osteoblasts build new bone by filling those cavities with calcium.

    You Staying Young

  • The amount of calcium available to bone-building cells called osteoblasts also influences bone remodeling, as do the amounts of vitamin D and vitamin K.

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  • The amount of calcium available to bone-building cells called osteoblasts also influences bone remodeling, as do the amounts of vitamin D and vitamin K.

    Eat, Drink, and Be Healthy

  • Early this year, Dr. Karsenty's team published a study demonstrating that in mice a protein called osteocalcin, which is produced by bone-forming cells called osteoblasts, binds to a specific receptor on cells of the testes.

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  • Early this year, Dr. Karsenty's team published a study demonstrating that in mice a protein called osteocalcin, which is produced by bone-forming cells called osteoblasts, binds to a specific receptor on cells of the testes.

    NYT > Home Page

  • An earlier study at Joslin by postdoctoral fellow Shane Mayack revealed bone-forming cells known as osteoblasts have a critical role in the maintenance and regeneration of blood stem cells.

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