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Details for anatomical structure: osteoclast

EndoNet ID: ENC00319

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osteoclast, osteophage, Osteoclastocytus

General information

The main function is to degrade and absorb old bone matrix; they are activated by parathyroid hormon.

Links to other resources

Cytomer cy0011461

Larger structures


      Secreted hormones


        • Receptor: TNFR2

        • Receptor: TNFR1

        • Receptor: M-CSF-1-R