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    In the Field: Open Discussion & Viewpoints on Current Literature

    Date: June 28, 2010

    Representing significant advances in the areas of basic, translational and clinical bone and mineral research, "In the Field" articles on the world's literature are updated weekly to facilitate open discussions and a variety of viewpoints. ASBMR Scientific Web Editor Joseph Lorenzo, M.D., provides short commentary about recently published articles in journals other than the JBMR. This week features the following articles:

    • Identification of a Frameshift Mutation in Osterix in a Patient with Recessive Osteogenesis Imperfecta
    • OPG and RANK Polymorphisms Are Both Associated with Cortical Bone Mineral Density
    • A mouse model of chondrocyte-specific somatic mutation reveals a role for Ext1 loss of heterozygosity in multiple hereditary exostoses
    • Fgf-9 is required for angiogenesis and osteogenesis in long bone repair

    Join in on the discussions and read the latest on the ASBMR homepage.