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Moreover, we demonstrated that biosilica not only increases the expression of bone morphogenic protein 2 (BMP-2), but also modulates the ratio of expression of two proteins, osteoprotegerin (OPG) and RANKL, that are crucial in pathogenesis of osteoporosis.
Moreover, differentiated osteoblasts also express the receptor activator of nuclear factor-KB ligand (RANKL) and osteoprotegerin (OPG), both of which are commonly used as markers for the assessment of osteoblast-regulated osteoclast function and bone resorption (Lin et al.
The commercial release of the Mouse Sclerostin ELISA serves to expand ALPCO's current bone metabolism portfolio which consists of assays including Human Sclerostin, Human Osteoprotegerin and sRANKL, Mouse/Rat Osteoprotegerin and sRANKL as well as kits specific for Human and Rodent Osteocalcin.
The function of the latter cells is regulated by a family of proteins that include receptor activator of nuclear factor κ-B (RANK), RANK ligand (RANKL) and osteoprotegerin (OPG).
In the new study, the researchers from University of Edinburgh focused on a protein called osteoprotegerin (OPG) in coeliac disease patients.
Increased expression of receptor activator of NF- B ligand (RANKL), its receptor RANK and its decoy receptor osteoprotegerin in the colon of Crohn's disease patients.
IL-4 gene therapy for collagen arthritis suppresses synovial IL-17 and osteoprotegerin ligand and prevents bone erosion.
The intratympanic corticosteroids might have produced a permanent hearing loss as a result of their effect on osteoprotegerin in the inner ear.