Bone mineral and osteoporosis in aging rhesus monkeys.

Abstract

55 femora of free ranging rhesus monkeys from the Caribbean Primate Research Center ranging in age from 2-25 years were analyzed using histology, density fractionation and chemical analysis and correlated with morphometric data. The vertebral density was determined by photon absorptiometry. 119 caudal vertebrae from the skeletal collection were analyzed… (More)

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