An adherent condition is required for formation of multinuclear osteoclasts in the presence of macrophage colony-stimulating factor and receptor activator of nuclear factor KB ligand

Takeshi Miyamoto, Fumio Arai, Osamu Ohneda, Katsumasa Takagi, Dirk M. Anderson, Toshio Suda

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Identification of receptor activator of nuclear factor-κB (RANK) and RANK-ligand (RANKL) has provided new insights into the osteoclast differentiation pathway. Osteoclast precursor cells were isolated using monoclonal antibodies against c-Fms and RANK, and the effect of adherence on the in vitro differentiation and proliferation of these cells was examined in 2 different types of stromal-cell-free culture systems: a semisolid culture medium (a nonadherent system) and a liquid culture medium (an adherent system). Osteoclast precursor cells were not able to differentiate into mature osteoclasts efficiently in the semisolid culture system. Trimerized RANKL enhanced osteoclast differentiation in semisolid cultures, but not to the extent seen when cells were allowed to adhere to plastic. Initial precursor cells were capable of differentiating into macrophages or osteoclasts. Once these cells were transferred to adherent conditions, striking differentiation was induced. Multinuclear cells were observed even after they had displayed phagocytic activity, which suggests that cell adhesion plays an important role in the differentiation of osteoclast precursor cells. Integrins, especially the arginineglycine-aspartic acid (RGD)-recognizing integrins αv and β3, were needed for osteoclast-committed precursor cells to proliferate in order to form multinuclear osteoclasts, and the increase in cell density affected the formation of multinuclear cells. A model of osteoclast differentiation with 2 stages of precursor development is proposed: (1) a first stage, in which precursor cells are bipotential and capable of anchorage-independent growth, and (2) a second stage, in which the further proliferation and differentiation of osteoclast-committed precursor cells is anchorage-dependent

本文言語英語
ページ(範囲)4335-4343
ページ数9
ジャーナルBlood
96
13
DOI
出版ステータス出版済み - 2000
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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • 生化学
  • 免疫学
  • 血液学
  • 細胞生物学

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