Bone development: overview of bone cells and signaling.

  title={Bone development: overview of bone cells and signaling.},
  author={Anna Maria Teti},
  journal={Current osteoporosis reports},
  volume={9 4},
Vertebrates evolved elaborating a structure made up of more than 200 bones and cartilages articulated with one another to form the skeleton, through which locomotion, organ protection, lodging of hematopoiesis, and mineral homeostasis are allowed. Skeletogenesis starts at the fetal stage, along with marrow hematopoiesis, and evolves postnatally through modeling and remodeling processes that permit skeletal mass buildup. Preservation of skeletal mass is then implemented by balanced remodeling… CONTINUE READING