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Minerals, Collagen, and Hexosamine in Rat Femora.

Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery - American Volume: October 1958
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The growth of minerals, collagen, and hexosamine in the femora of rats ranging in age up to one year was studied. Significant sex differences were not observed in the quantities of these substances. The data suggested, however, that the mineral content might be greater in females than in males, and it was observed that estrogen administration increased mineral content.

Copyright 1958 by The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Incorporated

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