Journal article

Femoral osteocyte lacunar density, volume and morphology in women across the lifespan

Yasmin Carter, C David L Thomas, John G Clement, David ML Cooper

Journal of structural biology | ACADEMIC PRESS INC ELSEVIER SCIENCE | Published : 2013


Awarded by U.S. DOE, Basic Energy Sciences, Office of Science

Funding Acknowledgements

The primary financial support for this specific research project was from the Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation in the form of an Establishment Grant to DMLC. The authors acknowledge the support of the Australian Research Council through the Centre of Excellence for Coherent X-ray Science. Use of the Advanced Photon Source was supported by the U.S. DOE, Basic Energy Sciences, Office of Science under Contract No. W-31-109-Eng-38. 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 this series of bone specimens and particularly grateful to the next-of-kin of the donors for permission to remove bone for research purposes. Yasmin Carter is a Fellow in the Canadian Institutes of Health Research Training program in Health Research Using Synchrotron Techniques (CIHR-THRUST).