Vitamin C: Novel Functions in Bone Homeostasis


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Bone; Mineralization; Osteogenesis; Osteoporosis; Vitamin C


Vitamin C is best known for its essential role in collagen biosynthesis and maturation and in maintaining the integrity of connective tissues, including bone. Recent studies reported in influential journals have identified some novel functions of vitamin C in bone biology, including controlling osteoblastic differentiation and bone mineralization. These actions of vitamin C in regulating bone homeostasis may make it a potentially effective agent for osteoporosis intervention.

(First online: June 4, 2023)


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How to Cite

ROS, E. O. (2023). Vitamin C: Novel Functions in Bone Homeostasis. Reactive Oxygen Species, 13, n19–n20.