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mTOR is a nutrient-sensing protein kinase that regulates numerous cellular processes. Our prior studies using the mTOR inhibitor, rapamycin, indicate an important role for mTOR in chondrogenesis. We… (More)
Hot thyroid nodules (HTNs) are predominantly caused by constitutively activating thyrotropin receptor (TSHR) mutations leading to an activation of the cyclic adenosine monophosphate (cAMP)-cascade… (More)
BackgroundVitamin D appears to play an important role in bone and cartilage metabolism since its receptors are widely found in human articular chondrocytes. Thus, effects of variation of vitamin D… (More)
Natural coral consisting of calcium carbonate was investigated after the implantation into the cortex and marrow cavity of the rat femur in order to study the substitution by bone, soft tissue and… (More)
Natural coral consisting of calciumcarbonate (CaCO3) in the crystal form of aragonite was investigated after implantation into the cortex and marrow cavity of rat femur at 7, 14, 21, and 28 days by… (More)
Cells procollagen alpha 1(I) transcripts were demonstrated at the interface of natural coral mineral implanted in the femur of rats after 7, 14, 21 and 28 days by in situ hybridization with… (More)