Go with the flow—hidden vascular passages in bone

Christopher Ritchlin, Iannis E. Adamopoulos

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    The circulatory system in long bones is incompletely understood. A new study published in Nature Metabolism unveils the presence of dense vascular networks in long bones that facilitate the egress of bone marrow cells and potentially the exchange of nutrients between the bone marrow and the systemic circulation.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)173-174
    Number of pages2
    JournalNature Metabolism
    Issue number2
    StatePublished - Feb 1 2019

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
    • Physiology (medical)
    • Internal Medicine
    • Cell Biology


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