Affiliation: University of Heidelberg
- Pinealectomy affects bone mineral density and structure--an experimental study in sheepMarcus Egermann
Clinic for Orthopedic Surgery, University Hospital Heidelberg, Germany
BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:271. 2011..This study aims to evaluate whether absence of melatonin due to pinealectomy affects the bone mass, structure and remodeling in an ovine animal model...
- Influence of defective bone marrow osteogenesis on fracture repair in an experimental model of senile osteoporosisMarcus Egermann
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
J Orthop Res 28:798-804. 2010..Furthermore, the influence of PDPC in the repair process may partly explain the absence of any detectable deficits in fracture repair in SAMP6 mice...
- Calcification or dedifferentiation: requirement to lock mesenchymal stem cells in a desired differentiation stageAndrea Dickhut
Division of Experimental Orthopaedics University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
J Cell Physiol 219:219-26. 2009..This emphasizes that beside appropriate induction of differentiation, locking of MSC in the desired differentiation state is a major challenge for MSC-based repair strategies...