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Methods in Bone Biology - T. Arnett

Methods in Bone Biology

By: T. Arnett (Editor), Brian Henderson (Editor)

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Published: 1st December 1997
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Methods in Bone Biology is unique in being devoted to describing the methodology used by bone researchers. This book describes in detail the techniques of cell and organ culture used in the study of bone and bone cell function and the techniques used to monitor the skeleton and skeletal remodelling both in clinical and experimental settings.

List of contributors
Foreword
Introduction
Culture of cells of the osteoblast lineagep. 1
In vitro models for osteoclast recruitmentp. 50
Isolation and culture of osteoclasts and osteoclast resorption assaysp. 64
Bone organ culturesp. 106
Methods for studying cell death in bonep. 127
Models for mechanical loading of bone and bone cells in vivo and in vitrop. 149
Bone histomorphometryp. 177
The application of immunocytochemistry and in situ hybridization to cryostat sections of undecalcified bonep. 198
Biochemical markers of bone turnoverp. 229
Radiographic measurement of bone turnover: microfocal radiographyp. 251
Bone mineral measurements by DXA in animalsp. 273
Animal models for the investigation of actions of factors on bone metabolismp. 290
Indexp. 305
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ISBN: 9780412757709
ISBN-10: 0412757702
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 314
Published: 1st December 1997
Publisher: Chapman and Hall
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.8  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.93