• tibial
  • RESULTS: Femur and tibial BMD were reduced by 27% and 36%, respectively, in sfx mice at 5 weeks of age. (jax.org)
  • treatment
  • Treatment of bone marrow stromal cells derived from sfx/sfx mice in vitro with ascorbic acid increased expression levels of type I collagen, alkaline phosphatase, and osteocalcin several-fold. (jax.org)
  • osteoporosis
  • INTRODUCTION: A major public health problem worldwide, osteoporosis is a disease characterized by inadequate bone mass necessary for mechanical support, resulting in bone fracture. (jax.org)