Links

Useful websites

Osteoblasts and Bone Formation

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17572649

 

Molecular Biology of the Cell, 4th edition - searchable

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK21054/

 

Broken Bones - NHS health encyclopaedia

http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Broken-bones/Pages/Introduction.aspx

 

Useful videos

An Introduction to Bone Repair

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qVougiCEgH8

 

Bone Anatomy

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c5zcGv8MvMc&feature=related

 

Understanding Osteoporosis

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vcsPjThU-5Q&feature=related - Note that the doctor in this video correctly states that c.99% of the body's calcium is stored in bone, but that the accompanying on-screen text wrongly states the skeleton is 99% calcium!