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Annu Rev Cell Dev Biol. 2009;25:629-48. doi: 10.1146/annurev.cellbio.042308.113308.

Genetic control of bone formation.

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Department of Genetics and Development, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA.


In the past few years, our molecular understanding of bone formation has continued to increase. This review aims to present a comprehensive view of the current state of knowledge in the field. Thus, it will cover our current knowledge of chondrogenesis and osteoblastogenesis. It will also cover the most salient aspects of osteoblast function.

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