Quantitative X-ray imaging of rodent bone by Faxitron

Methods Mol Biol. 2012;816:499-506. doi: 10.1007/978-1-61779-415-5_29.

Abstract

This chapter describes the use of digital micro-radiography with the Faxitron machine as a means of imaging and quantitating bone mineral content in mice and rats.

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Bone Density*
  • Bone and Bones / chemistry
  • Bone and Bones / diagnostic imaging*
  • Bone and Bones / physiology*
  • Calcification, Physiologic
  • Mice
  • Rats
  • Tomography, X-Ray / economics
  • Tomography, X-Ray / methods*