"Osteocytes" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Mature osteoblasts that have become embedded in the BONE MATRIX. They occupy a small cavity, called lacuna, in the matrix and are connected to adjacent osteocytes via protoplasmic projections called canaliculi.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Osteocytes" by people in Profiles.
BMP9-regulated angiogenic signaling plays an important role in the osteogenic differentiation of mesenchymal progenitor cells. J Cell Sci. 2013 Jan 15; 126(Pt 2):532-41.
Applications of an athymic nude mouse model of nonhealing critical-sized calvarial defects. J Craniofac Surg. 2008 Jan; 19(1):192-7.
Osteogenic activity of the fourteen types of human bone morphogenetic proteins (BMPs). J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2003 Aug; 85(8):1544-52.
Quantitative bone histomorphometry in nude mice bearing a human squamous cell lung cancer. J Bone Miner Res. 1988 Jun; 3(3):341-6.
Studies on the biology of fish bone. III. Ultrastructure of osteogenesis and resorption in osteocytic (cellular) and anosteocytic (acellular) bones. Calcif Tissue Int. 1979 Aug 24; 28(1):43-56.