Osteoclasts, integrins, and osteoporosis

Abstract

It is now known that the osteoclast is of hematopoietic origin [1] and a member of the monocyte macrophage family [2]. This conclusion is derived from experiments initially performed by Donald Walker, who demonstrated that parabiosis of normal mice to osteopetrotic litter mates, or administration of normal spleen cells to osteopetrotic rodents, cures their… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s007740070007

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