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Bone growth

Tue Sep 27 11:25:52 EST 1994

     One of my geologist colleagues who studies mineralization of animal
tissues asked me if the bones of newts and salamanders are organized into
osteons, and I have been unable to find a reference book with that
information.  An osteon is a spindle-shaped unit of bone organization that
has layers of osteoblast lamellae around a central blood vessel.  If anyone
knows the answer or knows of a reference text that would have that
information I would appreciate your help.  Thanks,
---Ellen Chernoff
email: echernof at indyvax.iupui.edu

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