Fourier Transform Infrared Imaging of Bone

  • Eleftherios P. PaschalisEmail author
Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology book series (MIMB, volume 1914)


Fourier transform infrared imaging (FTIRI) is a technique that can be used to analyze the material properties of bone using tissue sections. This chapter describes the basic principles of FTIR and the methods for capturing and analyzing FTIR images in bone sections.

Key words

Fourier transform infrared imaging Bone FTIR Mineral Matrix 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for OsteologyHanusch KrankenhausViennaAustria

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