A direct role of collagen glycation in bone fracture

Non-enzymatic glycation (NEG) is an age-related process accelerated by diseases like diabetes, and causes the accumulation of advanced glycation end-products (AGEs). NEG-mediated modification of bone's organic matrix, principally collagen type-I, has been implicated in impairing skeletal physiology...

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Journal Title: Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials Vol. 52; pp. 120 - 130
Authors: Ani Ural, Deepak Vashishth, Atharva A. Poundarik, Ping-Cheng Wu, Zafer Evis, Grazyna E. Sroga, Mishaela Rubin
Format: Article
Language: English
Published: 2015