Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ., 22 October 2003
Hormone reveals unexpected skeleton-bolstering power
R. John Davenporthttp://sageke.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/sageke;2003/42/nw143
Key Words: NFB LRP5 JNK VEGF Flk osteosclerosis
Abstract: A hormone renowned for goading the thyroid gland now reveals a talent for restraining bone destruction, according to new work. The study uncovers an unexpected reason why an overactive thyroid triggers osteoporosis, and it could lead researchers to novel bone-boosting drugs.
Citation: R. J. Davenport, Bone Surprise. Sci. SAGE KE 2003 (42), nw143 (2003).
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