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Cellular Mechanisms of Bone Regeneration in Xenograft Applications

EasyChair Preprint no. 12674

10 pagesDate: March 21, 2024


Xenograft materials derived from natural sources, such as bovine or porcine bone, have been extensively utilized in bone regeneration procedures due to their biocompatibility and osteoconductive properties. This review focuses on elucidating the cellular mechanisms underlying bone regeneration in xenograft applications.

A comprehensive analysis of the literature was conducted to identify studies investigating the cellular responses to xenograft materials during bone regeneration. Key cellular mechanisms, including osteoinduction, osteoconduction, and angiogenesis, were examined in detail.

The findings highlight the crucial role of osteoblasts, osteoclasts, and mesenchymal stem cells in the process of bone formation and remodeling following xenograft implantation. Xenograft materials serve as scaffolds for cell attachment, proliferation, and differentiation, thereby promoting new bone formation.

Moreover, xenograft-induced angiogenesis plays a vital role in supplying nutrients and oxygen to the regenerating bone tissue, facilitating its growth and maturation. The interaction between host cells and xenograft materials stimulates the release of growth factors and cytokines, further enhancing the regenerative process.

Advancements in molecular biology and tissue engineering have provided insights into the signaling pathways and gene expression profiles associated with xenograft-mediated bone regeneration. Understanding these cellular mechanisms is essential for optimizing xenograft applications and improving treatment outcomes in bone augmentation and reconstruction procedures.

Keyphrases: bone regeneration, Cellular Mechanisms, Tissue engineering.

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  author = {Emmanuel Idowu and Favour Olaoye and Lucas Doris},
  title = {Cellular Mechanisms of Bone Regeneration in Xenograft Applications},
  howpublished = {EasyChair Preprint no. 12674},

  year = {EasyChair, 2024}}
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