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Title: Osteoblast responsiveness to VEGF : potential applications in tissue engineering
Author: Kirmizidis, George
ISNI:       0000 0004 2672 6969
Awarding Body: Newcastle University
Current Institution: University of Newcastle upon Tyne
Date of Award: 2008
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Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) has a multifaceted role in bone remodelling influencing early osteoblastogenesis, promoting angiogenesis to aid bone repair and chemo-attraction of several cell types needed for bone formation. Consequently, VEGF is a good candidate for therapeutic strategies in bone healing and sue engineering. The aim of this study was to characterise osteoblast responsiveness to VEGT during osteogenesis.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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