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Adalbert Raimann
Adalbert Raimann

Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine (Division of Pediatric Pulmonology, Allergology and Endocrinology)

ORCID: 0000-0002-3551-594X
T +43 1 40400 32910


Alkaline Phosphatase; Anabolic Agents; Bone Diseases; Calcium; Chondrocytes; Growth Plate; Hypophosphatasia; Osteogenesis Imperfecta; Phosphorous Acids; Rickets, Hypophosphatemic

Research group(s)

Research interests

Bone and growth plate research

  • Mechanisms of linear growth regulation
  • Local phosphate metabolism
  • X-linked hypophosphatemic rickets

Techniques, methods & infrastructure

  • 3D chondrocyte culture
  • Primary chondrocyte cultures
  • Porcine model system
  • RT-PCR, ddPCR, ELISA, Western Blot, IHC

Selected publications

  1. Raimann, A. et al., 2015. Effects of inorganic phosphate and FGF23 on C2C12 myoblast cells. Bone Abstracts. Available at:
  2. Schlegel, W. et al., 2013. Insulin-Like Growth Factor I (IGF-1) Ec/Mechano Growth Factor - A Splice Variant of IGF-1 within the Growth Plate F. J. Esteban, ed. PLoS ONE, 8(10), p.e76133. Available at:
  3. Liu, E.S. et al., 2015. c-Raf promotes angiogenesis during normal growth plate maturation. Development, 143(2), pp.348-355. Available at:
  4. Liu, E.S. et al., 2016. 1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D Alone Improves Skeletal Growth, Microarchitecture, and Strength in a Murine Model of XLH, Despite Enhanced FGF23 Expression. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, 31(5), pp.929-939. Available at:
  5. Ertl, D.-A. et al., 2012. A novel homozygous mutation in the parathyroid hormone gene (PTH) in a girl with isolated hypoparathyroidism. Bone, 51(3), pp.629-632. Available at: