High Serum Osteopontin Levels Are Associated with Low Bone Mineral Density in Postmenopausal Women

High Serum Osteopontin Levels Are Associated with Low Bone Mineral Density in Postmenopausal Women

Eun-Hee Cho, Keun-Hyok Cho, Hyang Ah Lee, and Sang-Wook Kim Abstract Osteopontin (OPN) is an acidic, noncollagenous matrix protein produced by the bone and kidneys. It is reportedly involved in bone resorption and formation. We examined the association between serum OPN levels and bone mineral density in postmenopausal women. Premenopausal women (n = 32) and […]