Techniques for the Study of Apoptosis in Bone

  • Sudeh Riahi
  • Brendon NobleEmail author
Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology book series (MIMB, volume 816)


There has been great interest in the identifying the mechanisms by which apoptosis is regulated in bone over recent years and in the biological role that this process plays in bone metabolism and bone disease. Here, we describe several methods for the detection of apoptosis in bone sections and in bone cell cultures.

Key words

Apoptosis Osteocyte Bone Caspase Nick translation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University Campus SuffolkIpswichUK

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