Detection of apoptosis of bone cells in vitro.

  title={Detection of apoptosis of bone cells in vitro.},
  author={Teresita M. Bellido and Lilian Irene Plotkin},
  journal={Methods in molecular biology},
Studies during the last decade demonstrated that apoptosis is as important as mitosis for the growth and maintenance of the skeleton and provided information on the significance and molecular regulation of apoptosis of bone cells. It is now known that: (1) all osteoclasts die by apoptosis after completing a bone resorption cycle; (2) the majority of… CONTINUE READING