Questions to Ask About Demineralized Bone Matrix

Demineralized bone matrix (DBM) is composed of  collagenous and noncollagenous extracellular matrix components that have been  extracted from allogeneic cadaver bone. The presence of growth factors such as  bone morphogenetic proteins (BMP) in the graft gives rise to osteoinductive  properties; in some DBM products, graft particularity and three-dimensional  structure provide osteoconductivity.

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