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Genistein Aglycone Demonstrates a Protective and Reversible Effect on the Development of Steroid-Induced Secondary Osteoporosis and Increases Bone Breaking Strength in Rats

By Alessandra Bitto, Francesca Polito, Bruce P. Burnett, Herbert Marini, Robert Levy, Domenica Altavilla and Francesco Squadrito

Submitted: November 9th 2010Reviewed: March 28th 2011Published: October 21st 2011

DOI: 10.5772/20504

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Alessandra Bitto, Francesca Polito, Bruce P. Burnett, Herbert Marini, Robert Levy, Domenica Altavilla and Francesco Squadrito (October 21st 2011). Genistein Aglycone Demonstrates a Protective and Reversible Effect on the Development of Steroid-Induced Secondary Osteoporosis and Increases Bone Breaking Strength in Rats, Basic and Clinical Endocrinology Up-to-Date Fulya Akin, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/20504. Available from:

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