osteoblast


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os·te·o·blast

 (ŏs′tē-ə-blăst′)
n.
A cell from which bone develops; a bone-forming cell.

os′te·o·blas′tic adj.

osteoblast

(ˈɒstɪəʊˌblæst)
n
(Physiology) a bone-forming cell
ˌosteoˈblastic adj

os•te•o•blast

(ˈɒs ti əˌblæst)

n.
a bone-forming cell.
[1870–75]
os`te•o•blas′tic, adj.

os·te·o·blast

(ŏs′tē-ə-blăst′)
A cell that produces the collagen needed for the development of new bone. As new bone grows and hardens, osteoblasts become embedded in the bone matrix. Once embedded, they are no longer able to secrete collagen and are called osteocytes.
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Noun1.osteoblast - a cell from which bone develops
embryonic cell, formative cell - a cell of an embryo
Translations
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os·te·o·blast

n. osteoblasto, célula desarrollada aisladamente en una lacuna de la sustancia ósea.
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They are able to give rise to osteoblast cells and express factors and cytokines that support HSCs.
However, few studies had reported the direct evidence on the effect of [gamma]-tocotrienol in osteoblast function.
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In this study, hybrid technology of sandblast, acid etching, and hydrothermal (HT) were used to form the micronanopermeable surface ofTi, and the effects ofthese Ti material on osseointegration were achieved by using MC3T3-E1 osteoblast cell line proliferation, adhesion, spreading, and differentiation model.
For example, TNF[alpha] inhibits bone formation via multiple mechanisms, including inhibition of osteoblast differentiation and mineralization and suppression of type I collagen synthesis and alkaline phosphatase activity [14, 17-19].
hOST: Primary human osteoblasts (hOST, Lonza, Switzerland) were cultured in osteoblast growth medium (OGM, Lonza, Switzerland) which maintains the proliferative phenotype.