The other way: investigating an alternative mechanism for bone formation

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Although bone is a vital organ, little is understood on its formation processes. By building “bone on a chip”, Akiva will investigate the bio-chemical processes that control bone mineralization. In particular, she looks at the role of blood plasma in this process. Her research can lead to new bone disease treatments.
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OrganisationsNWO Social Sciences and Humanities

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Osteogenesis
Chemical Phenomena
Bone and Bones
Physiologic Calcification
Bone Diseases
Research