Example sentences for: osteocalcin

How can you use “osteocalcin” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Our understanding of the relationship between BMD and VDR gene polymorphism is based on a twin study of serum osteocalcin level [ 6].

  • The synthesis of osteocalcin, the most abundant non-collageous protein in bone, is induced by calcitriol (the active form of vitamin D) through the VDR.

  • For instance, exposure of fibroblast-like marrow MSCs in vitro to optimal concentrations of dexamethasone, ascorbic acid and β-glycerophosphate induces a cuboidal morphology, upregulates AP and osteocalcin expression, and a mineralized (hydroxyapatite) matrix [ 20].

  • In summary, mid-diaphyseal fractures of the femur in rats were followed by increased mRNA expression for osteocalcin, type I collagen α1, type II collagen, BMP-2, BMP-4, and the type IA BMP receptor.

  • Blood was sampled prior to sacrifice to determine serum levels of osteocalcin (OC).

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