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February 7, 2000 8:00 AM UTC

NPSP's NPS Allelix Corp. subsidiary (Toronto, Ontario) said that osteoblasts cultured in microgravity produced 22 percent less bone compared to cells cultured on Earth, but that ALX 1-11 improved bone growth in microgravity by 68 percent. The company suggested that the compound could be useful to treat space-induced bone loss. Data were presented at the NASA/NIH meeting in Washington. ...