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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.
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osteoblast

(ˈɒstɪəʊˌblæst)
n
(Physiology) a bone-forming cell
ˌosteoˈblastic adj
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os•te•o•blast

(ˈɒs ti əˌblæst)

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

n. osteoblasto, célula desarrollada aisladamente en una lacuna de la sustancia ósea.
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Bone formation is actively balanced via interaction between osteoblast and osteoclast (17).
MC3T3-E1 cells are a clonal preosteoblastic cell line derived from newborn mouse calvarias, which is utilized in many osteoblast studies.[10]
Interleukin 6 and Interleukin 17a enhance proliferation and differentiation of murine osteoblast and human foetal osteoblast cell lines.
In addition, we proved that primary prostate cancer lesions of BM+ patients were characterized by the expression of osteogenic molecules able to induce osteoblast differentiation and to increase osteoblast function such as mineralization.
Antidifferentiation ncRNA (ANCR) inhibits Runx2 expression in association with the enhancer of zeste homolog 2 (EZH2); thus, downregulation of ANCR promotes osteoblast differentiation through modulation of EZH2/Runx2 [14].
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.
Unfortunately to date, only few studies have investigated the role of some lncRNAs (ANCR, H19, MEG, DANCR, etc.) on bone metabolism and they principally focused on osteoblast differentiation and function, without taking in consideration the role of these ncRNAs as biomarkers for osteoporosis [28-30].
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.