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  • n  the organic process in which the substance of some differentiated structure that has been produced by the body undergoes lysis and assimilation

  • Until recently, treatment has generally been limited to prescribing supplemental estrogen, to slow the resorption rate, and calcium, to facilitate the formation of new bone.
  • Preliminary results indicate that the sodium fluoride treatment does restore the resorption balance and, in some cases, the scales have been sufficiently tipped to fill out once .
  • The former British colony's 1999 resorption into China provided a chance to take stock.
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  • Bone loss associated with increased production of ROS
    In this issue of the Journal of Clinical Investigation, Katrin Schröder and colleagues at Goethe-University identify a relationship between NADPH oxidase 4, an enzyme that promotes reactive oxygen species formation, and bone resorption.
    Oct. 15, 2013 - EurekAlert!

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