Cell Biology of Craniofacial Bone: Osteocytes

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationMineralized Tissues in Oral and Craniofacial Science
Subtitle of host publicationBiological Principles and Clinical Correlates
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)9780470958339
StatePublished - Apr 5 2013
Externally publishedYes


  • Bone remodeling
  • Cell biology
  • Cell death and osteocyte viability
  • Craniofacial bone
  • Mechanosensory cells
  • Medical, dental and health implications
  • Osteoblast-to-osteocyte differentiation
  • Osteocyte lacunacanalicular network
  • Osteocytes (OCs)
  • Wnt/β-catenin pathway

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dentistry(all)

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Bonewald, L. F. (2013). Cell Biology of Craniofacial Bone: Osteocytes. In Mineralized Tissues in Oral and Craniofacial Science: Biological Principles and Clinical Correlates (pp. 63-70). John Wiley and Sons. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118704868.ch8