• Adiponectin reduces bone stiffness; verified in a 3D artificial human bone model in vitro 

      Haugen, Sigrid; He, Jianying; Sundaresan, Alamelu; Stunes, Astrid Kamilla; Aasarød, Kristin Matre; Tiainen, Hanna; Syversen, Unni; Skallerud, Bjørn Helge; Reseland, Janne Elin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Primary human osteoblasts and osteoclasts incubated in a rotating coculture system without any scaffolding material, form bone-like tissue that may be used to evaluate effects of various compounds on mechanical strength. ...
    • Stabilisation of amorphous calcium phosphate in polyethylene glycol hydrogels 

      Schweikle, Manuel; Bjørnøy, Sindre Hove; Van Helvoort, Antonius; Haugen, Håvard Jostein; Sikorski, Pawel; Tiainen, Hanna (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Acellular polymer-calcium phosphate composites are promising bone graft materials. Hydrogels are suitable for providing a temporary matrix, while calcium phosphate minerals serve as ion depots for calcium and phosphate ...