Gene expression studies of osteoporosis: Implications for microarray research

V. Dvornyk, R. R. Recker, H. W. Deng

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Osteoporosis is one of the most common bone-related disorders in the elderly. It is a complex disease, and largely determined genetically. Traditional gene expression studies have shown that osteoporosis has complex regulating mechanisms which are controlled by multiple inherent factors, such as hormones, cytokines, various receptors, etc. The complex nature of osteoporosis, and the large number of genes involved in its onset and development, suggest the use of the state of the art microarray technique as a powerful tool to unravel mechanisms underlying etiology of osteoporosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)451-461
Number of pages11
JournalOsteoporosis International
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jul 1 2003

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism


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