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A new technique for iliac crest biopsy in rhesus monkeys for use in weightlessness experiments: some results of ground studies.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3370049     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The similarity of major physiological functions between man and monkey make non-human primates a suitable model, especially for experiments in weightlessness. Bone tissue of rhesus monkeys can easily be analysed by histological techniques in order to appreciate the effects of hypogravity upon the skeletal system. A technique for iliac crest biopsy has been developed in a laboratory. It is to be used on rhesus monkeys used in various experimental situations, and especially after exposure to the space environment.
C Nogues; C Milhaud
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Aviation, space, and environmental medicine     Volume:  59     ISSN:  0095-6562     ISO Abbreviation:  Aviat Space Environ Med     Publication Date:  1988 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-06-16     Completed Date:  1988-06-16     Revised Date:  2003-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7501714     Medline TA:  Aviat Space Environ Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  374-8     Citation Subset:  IM; S    
Centre d'Etudes et de Recherches de Médecine Aérospatiale, Paris, France.
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MeSH Terms
Biopsy / methods,  veterinary*
Bone Development
Ilium / anatomy & histology*
Macaca / anatomy & histology*
Macaca mulatta / anatomy & histology*

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