Affiliation: Hiroshima University
- Vascular endothelial growth factor can substitute for macrophage colony-stimulating factor in the support of osteoclastic bone resorptionS Niida
Department of Anatomy, Hiroshima University School of Dentistry, Hiroshima 734 8553, Japan
J Exp Med 190:293-8. 1999..In addition, rhVEGF replaced rhM-CSF in the support of in vitro osteoclast differentiation. These results demonstrate that M-CSF and VEGF have overlapping functions in the support of osteoclastic bone resorption...