Histomorphometry in Rodents

  • Reinhold G. ErbenEmail author
  • Martin Glösmann
Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology book series (MIMB, volume 1914)


Bone histomorphometry remains an important tool with which to study the pathophysiology of bone disease and the cellular mechanism by which treatments work. Here we review the methods for embedding, sectioning, staining, and analysis of bone sections in rodents.

Key words

Bone Histomorphometry Osteoblast Osteoclast Bone remodeling 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Biomedical Sciences, Institute of Physiology, Pathophysiology, and BiophysicsUniversity of Veterinary MedicineViennaAustria
  2. 2.VetCore Facility for ResearchUniversity of Veterinary MedicineViennaAustria

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