Andrea I Alford

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Two molecular weight species of thrombospondin-2 are present in bone and differentially modulated in fractured and nonfractured tibiae in a murine model of bone healing
    Andrea I Alford
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Calcif Tissue Int 90:420-8. 2012
  2. pmc Thrombospondin-2 regulates matrix mineralization in MC3T3-E1 pre-osteoblasts
    Andrea I Alford
    University of Michigan School of Medicine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Biological Sciences Research Building, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Bone 46:464-71. 2010
  3. pmc Thrombospondin-2 facilitates assembly of a type-I collagen-rich matrix in marrow stromal cells undergoing osteoblastic differentiation
    Andrea I Alford
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Connect Tissue Res 54:275-82. 2013
  4. pmc The effects of axial displacement on fracture callus morphology and MSC homing depend on the timing of application
    Aaron S Weaver
    Orthopaedic Research Laboratories, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Bone 47:41-8. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Matricellular proteins: Extracellular modulators of bone development, remodeling, and regeneration
    Andrea I Alford
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Room G161, 400 North Ingalls Building, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109, USA
    Bone 38:749-57. 2006

Collaborators

  • K D Hankenson
  • Aaron S Weaver
  • Steven A Goldstein
  • Joshua D Miller
  • Dana L Begun
  • Yu Ping Su

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. pmc Two molecular weight species of thrombospondin-2 are present in bone and differentially modulated in fractured and nonfractured tibiae in a murine model of bone healing
    Andrea I Alford
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Calcif Tissue Int 90:420-8. 2012
    ..Our data also suggest that, in the context of trauma, the two TSP2 isforms are differentially modulated at injured and noninjured skeletal sites in an animal undergoing fracture healing...
  2. pmc Thrombospondin-2 regulates matrix mineralization in MC3T3-E1 pre-osteoblasts
    Andrea I Alford
    University of Michigan School of Medicine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Biological Sciences Research Building, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Bone 46:464-71. 2010
    ..Together, our data suggest that TSP2 may promote mineralization, by facilitating proper organization of the osteoblast-derived ECM...
  3. pmc Thrombospondin-2 facilitates assembly of a type-I collagen-rich matrix in marrow stromal cells undergoing osteoblastic differentiation
    Andrea I Alford
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Connect Tissue Res 54:275-82. 2013
    ..Our data suggest that in the context of osteoblast differentiation, TSP2 promotes the assembly of a type-I collagen-rich matrix by facilitating pro-collagen processing...
  4. pmc The effects of axial displacement on fracture callus morphology and MSC homing depend on the timing of application
    Aaron S Weaver
    Orthopaedic Research Laboratories, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Bone 47:41-8. 2010
    ..These results demonstrate that the timing of mechanical stimulation affects the physical properties of the callus and the migration of MSC to the fracture site...
  5. ncbi request reprint Matricellular proteins: Extracellular modulators of bone development, remodeling, and regeneration
    Andrea I Alford
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Room G161, 400 North Ingalls Building, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109, USA
    Bone 38:749-57. 2006
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