Osterix enhances BMSC-associated osseointegration of implants.

@article{Xu2009OsterixEB,
  title={Osterix enhances BMSC-associated osseointegration of implants.},
  author={B Xu and J Zhang and Emily Brewer and Qiming Tu and Liming Yu and Jilei Tang and Priscila Krebsbach and Markus Wieland and Jiaorong Chen},
  journal={Journal of dental research},
  year={2009},
  volume={88 11},
  pages={1003-7}
}
Cellular and molecular events in osseointegration at the dental implant surface remain largely unknown. We hypothesized that bone marrow stromal cells (BMSCs) participate in this process, and that osterix (Osx) promotes implant osseointegration. To prove this hypothesis, we tracked double-labeled BMSCs in implantation sites created in nude mice transplanted with these cells. We also inserted implants into the femurs of our established transgenic mice after local administration of viruses… CONTINUE READING
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