Osteoblast function and mechanism of action of bone forming agents

  • G. R. Mundy
  • Published 2006 in Osteoporosis International


BOne loss in osteoporosis is due to an imbalance between the formation and destruction of bone. This can occur either at the level~ of the individual turnover units, the BMU's (imbalance), or at different sites (uncoupling). The size of the negative balance will depend both upon the bone loss at the individual site, and upon the number of sites formed and… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02499874