Osteoprotegerin test

Known as: Osteoprotegerin Measurement, OCIF, Tumor Necrosis Factor Receptor Superfamily Member 11b 
The determination of the amount of osteoprotegerin present in a sample.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Circulating osteoprotegerin (OPG) has been shown to be elevated in patients with vascular disease. The role of OPG as a biomarker… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Osteoprotegerin is a novel member of the tumor necrosis factor receptor superfamily and a soluble decoy receptor of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Rheumatoid arthritis is characterized by progressive synovial inflammation and joint destruction. While matrix metalloproteinases… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Osteoprotegerin (OPG), a tumor necrosis factor (TNF) receptor family member, is a critical regulator of bone resorption. It is an… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Previous studies have suggested an important role for androgens and estrogens in bone metabolism in men. However, their local… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Osteopontin protects endothelial cells from apoptosis induced by growth factor withdrawal. This interaction is mediated by the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Bone destruction is the most difficult target in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Here, we report that local… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Osteoporosis is a serious complication of systemic glucocorticoid use. However, while glucocorticoids increase bone resorption in… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Osteoprotegerin (OPG)/osteoclastogenesis inhibitory factor (OCIF) is a soluble member of the tumor necrosis factor receptor… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
A factor which inhibits osteoclast-like cell formation was found in the conditioned medium of human embryonic lung fibroblasts… (More)
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