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ba0005p144 | Cell biology: osteoblasts and bone formation | ECTS2016

Primary osteoblast culture from red fox (Vulpes Vulpes)

Perpetuo Ines Pedro , Felder Alessandro , Pitsillides Andrew , Doube Michael , Orriss Isabel

Effects of whole bone scaling on isolated osteoblast behaviours are unknown. Exhibiting a huge range in size, inbred canines are an ideal species to determine such relationships. We have therefore undertaken initial studies in both male and female red foxes (Vulpes vulpes), the most abundant and accessible wild canid member in the United Kingdom.Femoral heads were removed from five fresh red fox cadavers (see details on table) and bone fragments...