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Keywords: acellular bone
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (11): 1983–1993.
Published: 1 June 2012
.... In particular, although it has been known since the mid-1800s that a large number of fish species possess acellular bones, the mechanical advantages and consequences of this structural characteristic – and therefore the nature of the evolution of this feature – remain unclear. Although several studies have...
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (9): 1413–1420.
Published: 1 May 2009
...Jaquan M. Horton; Adam P. Summers SUMMARY Several lineages of teleost fishes have independently derived skeletons composed solely of acellular bone, a tissue without obvious advantages over bone that has osteocytes in the matrix. There is no consensus for the functional role of acellular bone...
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (18): 3493–3502.
Published: 15 September 2005
...: sander.kranenbarg@wur.nl ) 18 7 2005 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2005 2005 acellular bone sea bass Dicentrarchus labrax vertebra adaptive modelling lordosis Bone is an active tissue. The activity of osteoblasts and osteoclasts normally balances bone mass in mammalian...