Another Reason to Consider Bone Quality, Not Just Density

Dec 19, 2017
Heidi Singer


Jane Mitchell, a professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology and her PhD student Lucia Zhang, discovered that the G protein, Gs, which is very important in developing bone, seems to create poor quality bone when it’s found in large amounts in the bones of mice. She published her results recently in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. Mitchell discussed the significance of her findings with writer Heidi Singer.

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