Chapter 42. Chapter 42. Genetics of Osteoporosis

  1. ASBMR
  1. Jacqueline R. Center and
  2. John A. Eisman

Published Online: 23 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470623992.ch42

Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism

Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism

How to Cite

ASBMR (2008) Chapter 42. Genetics of Osteoporosis, in Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470623992.ch42

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 18 NOV 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780977888214

Online ISBN: 9780470623992

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Keywords:

  • genetics;
  • osteoporosis;
  • fracture

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Genetic Contribution to Osteoporosis

  • Candidate Gene Approaches

  • Genome-Wide Approaches

  • Statistical Issues

  • Pharmacogenomics

  • Clinical Use of Genetic Information

  • The Way Forward