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Title: Glutamate regulation for bone repair
Author: Brakspear, Karen
ISNI:       0000 0004 2750 0603
Awarding Body: Cardiff University
Current Institution: Cardiff University
Date of Award: 2010
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These data show for the first time that EAATs are functional in human osteoblasts and that inhibition of their activity can modulate the osteoblast bone-forming phenotype. Manipulation of these mechanically regulated glutamate transporters may represent a new therapeutic approach for the treatment of fractures and disorders such as osteoporosis.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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