Osteogenesis

Some articles on osteogenesis:

Distraction Osteogenesis
... Distraction osteogenesis, also called callus distraction, callotasis and osteodistraction is a surgical process used to reconstruct skeletal deformities and lengthen the long bones ... Distraction osteogenesis has the benefit of simultaneously increasing bone length and the volume of surrounding soft tissues ...
Chromosome 7 (human) - Diseases and Disorders
... deafness, autosomal dominant nonsyndromic deafness, autosomal recessive osteogenesis imperfecta osteogenesis imperfecta, type I osteogenesis imperfecta, type II osteogenesis imperfecta ...
Bone Grafting - Biological Mechanism - Osteogenesis
... Osteogenesis occurs when vital osteoblasts originating from the bone graft material contribute to new bone growth along with bone growth generated via the other two mechanisms ...
Brittle Bones - History
... The name osteogenesis imperfecta dates to at least 1895 and has been the usual medical term in the 20th century to present ... An older system deemed less severe types "osteogenesis imperfecta tarda" while more severe forms were deemed "osteogenesis imperfecta congenita." As this did not differentiate well ...
Osteoblast - Osteogenesis
... Osteoprogenitors are induced to differentiate under the influence of growth factors, in particular the bone morphogenetic proteins (BMPs) ... Aside from BMPs, other growth factors including fibroblast growth factor (FGF), platelet-derived growth factor (PDGF) and transforming growth factor beta (TGF-β) may promote the division of osteoprogenitors and potentially increase osteogenesis ...