Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ., 7 September 2005
Get Out of the Way
Parathyroid hormone builds more bone when a similar protein is absent
R. John Davenporthttp://sageke.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/2005/36/nf71
Abstract: When a crew builds a house, plumbing installation speeds up if the carpenters get out of the way. Similarly, a bone-manufacturing protein works better in animals that lack another bone molecule, new work reveals. The findings might help researchers fine-tune therapy for osteoporosis patients.
Citation: R. J. Davenport, Get Out of the Way. Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ. 2005 (36), nf71 (2005).
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