Histologic examination of bone development in juvenile chimpanzees.

  title={Histologic examination of bone development in juvenile chimpanzees.},
  author={Dawn M Mulhern and Douglas H Ubelaker},
  journal={American journal of physical anthropology},
  volume={122 2},
The purpose of this study is to determine whether histologic skeletal development in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) differs from that in humans. Currently, minimal quantitative data are available on the bone histology of great apes. In addition to providing baseline data on juvenile chimpanzee bone histology, the data generated by this study have potential applications for studying the comparative development between chimpanzees and humans and other primates, as well as investigating the… CONTINUE READING