Bimodal distribution of osteocyte lacunar size in the human femoral cortex as revealed by micro-CT
KM Hannah, CDL Thomas, JG Clement, F De Carlo, AG Peele
Bone | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2010
Awarded by U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science, Office of Basic Energy Sciences
The authors acknowledge the support of the Australian Research Council through the Centre of Excellence for Coherent X-ray Science, The authors also acknowledge the Australian Synchrotron Research Program, which is funded by the Commonwealth of Australia under the Major National Research Facilities Program. Use of the Advanced Photon Source was supported by the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science, Office of Basic Energy Sciences, under Contract No. DE-AC02-06CH11357. We are grateful to the mortuary staff and the staff of the Donor Tissue Bank of the Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine for their assistance in the collection of the series of bone specimens from which this sample was taken, and particularly grateful to the next-of-kin of the donor for permission to remove bone for research purposes. The paper was greatly improved by the comments of two anonymous reviewers.