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In vitro data suggest that myokine irisin may affect bone metabolism by promoting osteoblast differentiation while inhibiting osteoclast differentiation. In this study, circulating irisin levels were(More)
CONTEXT Decreased bone formation due to a coupling effect limits bone mass increases after antiresorptive treatment. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to compare the effects of 2 potent(More)
Periostin is a secreted extracellular matrix protein preferentially expressed in bone by osteocytes and periosteal osteoblasts. Reduced periostin expression may affect osteoblast differentiation and(More)
OBJECTIVE The evaluation of circulating semaphorin-4D (sema4D) and plexin-B1 in postmenopausal women with low bone mass and the effect of antiresorptive or osteoanabolic treatment. METHODS Serum(More)