Affiliation: University of California
- Enhanced osteocalcin expression by osteoblast-like cells (MC3T3-E1) exposed to bioactive coating glass (SiO2-CaO-P2O5-MgO-K2O-Na2O system) ionsV G Varanasi
Division of Biomaterials and Bioengineering, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0758, USA
Acta Biomater 5:3536-47. 2009..These results indicated the enhanced effect of bioactive glass ions on key osteogenic markers important for the bone healing process...
- Si and Ca individually and combinatorially target enhanced MC3T3-E1 subclone 4 early osteogenic marker expressionVenu G Varanasi
Department of Biomedical Sciences, Texas A and M Health Science Center, Baylor College of Dentistry, Dallas, TX, USA
J Oral Implantol 38:325-36. 2012..These results support the larger concept that ions (possibly released from bioactive glasses) could control bone formation by targeting osteoblast marker expression...
- The ionic products of bioactive glass particle dissolution enhance periodontal ligament fibroblast osteocalcin expression and enhance early mineralized tissue developmentVenu G Varanasi
Division of Biomaterials and Bioengineering, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0758, USA
J Biomed Mater Res A 98:177-84. 2011..SEM analysis showed polygonal structures suggestive of CaP in 45S5 GCM treated cultures. These results indicate the osteogenic potential of bioactive coating glass in periodontal bone defect filling applications...