The effect of the bone resorptive cytokines IL-1 alpha, IL-1 beta, and TNF on bone formation was studied in an in vitro system. All three cytokines were profoundly inhibitory, with the rank order of potency IL-1 beta greater than IL-1 alpha greater than TNF. Inhibition was mediated by a depression of differentiated osteoblast functions, including alkaline… (More)
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