Monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 is a mediator of the anabolic action of parathyroid hormone on bone

Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, 03/21/2013

Parathyroid hormone (PTH) has a significant role as an anabolic hormone in bone when administered by intermittent injection. The authors conclude that osteoblast and osteocyte Monocyte chemoattractant protein (MCP–1) expression is an important mediator for the anabolic effects of PTH on bone.

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