Astrid Liedert

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OBJECT To study intervertebral disc cell mechanobiology, the authors developed experimental systems that allow the application of cyclic strain and intermittent hydrostatic pressure (IHP) on isolated(More)
The purpose of this study was to prove the effect of cyclic uniaxial intermittent strain on the mRNA expression of ligament-specific marker genes in human mesenchymal stem cells (MSC) and anterior(More)
Bone mass homeostasis is regulated by an interaction of various factors, including growth factors, systemic hormones and mechanical loading. Two signal transduction pathways, the estrogen receptor(More)
Human osteoclast (OC) formation and activity was studied in cultures of peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMNC) from six healthy donors after stimulation with fetal calf serum (FCS), under the(More)