Links and References

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ASBMR Home Page
American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, a professional organization of scientists.
Welcome to PubMed
Use this federally funded site to directly search for articles in medical and scientific journals.
Bone biology for kids
A web page designed for middle-school science education. This page was independently created by Susan Ott who is a member of the ASBMR Education Committee.
The e-Skeletons Project
A fantastic site from the University of Texas, funded by the National Science Foundatation. . . the perfect way to learn anatomy with images of all the bones of the skeleton with animations of joint movements.
Osteoporosis and Bone Physiology
Another web page written by Susan Ott.
Osteoporosis and Related Disease National Resource Center
An excellent site, funded by the National Institutes of Health. It contains bibliographies on many selected topics, and has nice information oriented to patients.
International Osteoporosis Foundation
This site has information about osteoporosis from all around the world.
Bone Key
Web page from the International Bone and Mineral Society, with comments on current topics and a large biblography.
Bone and Joint Pathology Index
A large collection of pathology slides.
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
You can search for current NIH funded research.


Principles of Bone Biology Bilezikian JP, Raisz LG, Rodan GA, eds
Extensive text with chapters written by experts in the field.
Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism, 5th Edition Favus, M, editor
This book was published by the ASBMR and is a superb reference book, providing complete information on the symptoms, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of common and rare bone and mineral disorders.
The Parathyroids Bilezikian JP
An extensive book all about the parathyroid glands.
Osteoporosis Marcus R, Feldman D, Kelsey J, eds.
Huge volume about all aspects of osteoporosis.
Vitamin D Feldman D, Glorieux F, Pike J, eds.
A book devoted to this "vital amine".

Scientific Journals

Bone specialty journals
Journal of Bone and Mineral Research
Osteoporosis International
Calcified Tissue International
Journal of Clinical Densitometry
Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research.
Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery
Journal of Orthopaedic Research

Other journals

This is a selection of some of the best journals which have good articles about bone biology. It is not an all-inclusive list:

Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism
Arthritis Rheumatology
The New England Journal of Medicine
Annals of Internal Medicine
Journal of Clinical Investigation
Journal of Cell Biology
Journal of Biological Chemistry
The Lancet
British Medical Journal
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition