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Type: Thesis
Title: An immunohistochemical investigation on the expression of BMP-2, VEGF and Type X collagen in the sheep mandibular distraction zone: a pilot study / Con Vanco.
Author: Vanco, Con
Issue Date: 2005
School/Discipline: Dental School (Orthodontics)
Abstract: "Distraction osteogenesis is a surgical technique employed for bone lengthening and reconstruction of skeletal deformities. It is a biological process of new bone formation between bone segments gradually separated by incremental traction". "The purpose of this research was to conduct a pilot study to determine whether immersion fixation is adequate for evaluation of BMP-2, VEGF, Type X collagen expression in a sheep model using immunohistochemical techniques, and to evaluate the expression of these factors during the different stages of distraction osteogenesis." --leaf 14.
Dissertation Note: Thesis (D.Clin.Dent.)--University of Adelaide, Dental School (Orthodontics), 2005
Subject: Orthodontics, Corrective.
Bones Growth
Description: "February 2005"
Bibliography: leaves 212-222.
222 leaves :
Title page, contents and abstract only. The complete thesis in print form is available from the University Library.
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