Potential of pigment epithelium-derived factor (PEDF) as a bone regenerative biopharmaceutical
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Lee, P. and Dass, C. 2016. Potential of pigment epithelium-derived factor (PEDF) as a bone regenerative biopharmaceutical. Pharmazie. 71 (4): pp. 171-174.
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Bone is very much a dynamic tissue, capable of various functions not limited to protection of the marrow, serving as a reservoir for calcium, maintaining posture and facilitating mobility. It is also a tissue that is fully capable of regenerating itself at most stages of life, with a diminishing capacity with increasing age. Bone defects can arise from a variety of factors not limited to bone tumours and fractures.
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