Chapter 6. Chapter 6. The Composition of Bone

  1. ASBMR
  1. Pamela Gehron Robey1 and
  2. Adele L. Boskey2

Published Online: 23 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470623992.ch6

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 6. The Composition of Bone, in Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470623992.ch6

Author Information

  1. 1

    Craniofacial and Skeletal Diseases Branch, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland

  2. 2

    Research Division. Hospilal for Special Surgery, and Department of Biochemistry and Graduate Field of Physiology, Biophysics and Systems Biology, Cornell University Medical and Graduate Medical Schools, New York, New York

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:

  • mineral;
  • hydroxyapatite;
  • collagen;
  • noncollagenous proteins;
  • extracellular matrix

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Composite

  • Noncollagenous Proteins

  • Other Components