alexa The effect of zoledronic acid incorporated in a poly(D,L-lactide) implant coating on osteoblasts in vitro.
Genetics & Molecular Biology

Genetics & Molecular Biology

Journal of Tissue Science & Engineering

Author(s): Greiner S, KadowRomacker A, Lbberstedt M, Schmidmaier G, Wildemann B

Abstract Share this page

Abstract Bisphosphonates such as zoledronic acid (ZOL) are used in diseases associated with osteoclast-mediated bone loss. However, their antiresorptive activity is partly due to their effect on osteoblasts. Local application might increase the therapeutical fence and their local efficiency and reduce systemic side effects. Aim of the study was to investigate the effect of ZOL on human osteoblasts like cells in vitro with special focus on the synthesis of factors mediating osteoclast differentiation (RANKL, OPG). ZOL was incorporated in an implant coating based on poly(D,L-lactide) (PDLLA) in different concentrations (10-150 microM). Control groups were treated with uncoated implants, PDLLA-coated implants, and ZOL pure substance in corresponding concentrations. After an experimental period of 144 h, primary human osteoblasts were stained with alamar blue and cell viability was measured. Procollagen I synthesis, osteoprotegerin (OPG) secretion, and soluble receptor activator of nuclear factor-kappaB ligand (sRANKL) were analyzed. Results showed that cell viability was not affected when treated with doses equivalent up to 100 microM ZOL-coated implants (ZOL-CI). Procollagen I synthesis was highest when treated with 50 microM ZOL-CI. OPG increased significantly in the 10 microM ZOL-CI group, whereas sRANKL decreased significantly with different concentrations of ZOL-CI. Higher concentrations or exposure to the pure substance showed a decrease in cell viability, collagen I, OPG, and sRANKL synthesis. In conclusion, exposure to specific concentrations of ZOL-CI showed a beneficial effect on osteoblast differentiation and protein synthesis without influencing their proliferation. Changes in sRANKL and OPG production may contribute to the inhibition of osteoclastic bone resorption. This local antiresorptive effect might be clinically useful in osseous implant integration and fracture healing. This article was published in J Biomed Mater Res A and referenced in Journal of Tissue Science & Engineering

Relevant Expert PPTs

Relevant Speaker PPTs

Recommended Conferences

  • 9th Annual Conference on Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine
    Sep 25-26, 2017 Berlin, Germany
  • 10th World Congress on Stem Cell and Biobanking
    October 23-24, 2017 Osaka, Japan

Relevant Topics

Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

Agri, Food, Aqua and Veterinary Science Journals

Dr. Krish

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9040

Clinical and Biochemistry Journals

Datta A

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9037

Business & Management Journals

Ronald

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Chemical Engineering and Chemistry Journals

Gabriel Shaw

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9040

Earth & Environmental Sciences

Katie Wilson

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Engineering Journals

James Franklin

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

General Science and Health care Journals

Andrea Jason

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9043

Genetics and Molecular Biology Journals

Anna Melissa

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9006

Immunology & Microbiology Journals

David Gorantl

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9014

Informatics Journals

Stephanie Skinner

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Material Sciences Journals

Rachle Green

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Mathematics and Physics Journals

Jim Willison

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9042

Medical Journals

Nimmi Anna

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9038

Neuroscience & Psychology Journals

Nathan T

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9041

Pharmaceutical Sciences Journals

John Behannon

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9007

Social & Political Science Journals

Steve Harry

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9042

 
© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords