Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences on calcified tissues

ba0001pp268 | Genetics | ECTS2013

No mutations in the serotonin related TPH1 and HTR1B genes in patients with monogenic sclerosing bone disorders

Boudin Eveline , Jennes Karen , de Freitas Fenna , Tegay David , Mortier Geert , Van Hul Wim

Since the identification of LRP5 as the causative gene for the osteoporosis pseudoglioma syndrome (OPPG) as well as the high bone mass (HBM) phenotype, LRP5 and the Wnt/β-catenin signalling have been extensively studied for their role in the differentiation and proliferation of osteoblasts, in the apoptosis of osteoblasts and osteocytes and in the response of bone to mechanical loading. However, more recently the direct effect of LRP5 on osteoblasts and bone formation has...