Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ., 18 February 2004
Vol. 2004, Issue 7, p. nf19
[DOI: 10.1126/sageke.2004.7.nf19]

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Augmenting With Amylin

Hormone slows bone breakdown

Mary Beckman

http://sageke.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/2004/7/nf19

Abstract: Like a retaining wall that protects a beach house from the pounding ocean, a protein called amylin keeps bones strong by preventing their disintegration, new research shows. The results suggest a novel potential therapy against osteoporosis.

Citation: M. Beckman, Augmenting With Amylin. Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ. 2004 (7), nf19 (2004).

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