Archives of Toxicology

, Volume 62, Issue 2–3, pp 240–241 | Cite as

Effect of strontium chloride on bone resorption induced by prostaglandin E2 in cultured bone

  • Akira Matsumoto
Short Communication


We examined whether the bone resorption induced by PGE2 was inhibited by SrCl2 using45Ca-labelled calvaria of CD-strain mice in tissue culture. It was found that Sr salts inhibited physiological bone resorption in a dose-dependent manner (0.1–5.0 mM) and did not act via PGE2. Accordingly, it was suggested that Sr salts did not inhibit bone resorption induced by exogenous PGE2.

Key words

Prostaglandin E2 Strontium chloride Bone resorption 45CaCl2 Mouse calvaria 



Prostaglandin E2


Parathyroid hormone



Vit. D3

Vitamin D3


Harvard School of Dental Medicine 1


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Akira Matsumoto
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Dental PharmacologySchool of Dentistry, Hokkaido UniversitySapporoJapan

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