Measurement of growth and resorption of bone in the seventh caudal vertebra of the rat

Abstract

A method for measuring bone formation and resorption rates in the seventh caudal vertebra of young rats during the growth period from 25–90 g is reported. This bone site has unique advantages over those previously studied, being symmetrical in transverse section and uncomplicated by cortical drift. Utilising three different coloured ultraviolet fluorescent… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02059039

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