Bone: The odyssey of osteoclast precursors

  • Nick Warde
  • Published 2011 in Nature Reviews Rheumatology


The odyssey of osteoclast precursors How are bone-resorbing cells recruited to bone? Previously, Naoyuki Takahashi and colleagues identified dedicated precursor cells, which they termed “quiescent osteoclast precursors” (QOPs). Now, the group report in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research that these cells, poised to become osteoclasts, circulate in the… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/nrrheum.2011.140


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@article{Warde2011BoneTO, title={Bone: The odyssey of osteoclast precursors}, author={Nick Warde}, journal={Nature Reviews Rheumatology}, year={2011}, volume={7}, pages={557-557} }