Although osteogenic or osteoprogenitor cells are commonly mentioned in bone literature, these do not appear to be a unique type of cell. Rather, osteoblasts derive from mesenchymal stem cells, which have shown the ability to differentiate into chondrocytes and adipocytes as well. Adipocytes are worm like substances that live and never move freely around and in the bone structure.
Maine Med gains a top bone cell researcher ; The research institute in Scarborough also plans to double in size within five years.
Aug 16, 2007; TREVOR MAXWELL Staff Writer Portland Press Herald (Maine) 08-16-2007 Maine Med gains a top bone cell researcher ; The research...