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Society for Endocrinology BES 2021

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
08 Nov 2021 - 10 Nov 2021

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Join us in Edinburgh for the flagship event of the Society for Endocrinology


What is new in calcium and bone

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Osteomorphs: a new cell entity regulating bone resorption

McDonald Michelle

Osteoclasts are long lived highly specialised bone resorbing cells which form through the fusion of mononuclear pre-cursor cells and are believed to follow a linear fate and undergo apoptosis at the end of their life cycle. A number of anti-resorptive therapeutics target these cells, either preventing their resorptive function, Bisphosphonates, or inhibiting their formation, Denosumab (Anti-RANKL-Dmab). These agents have achieved success i...