The Biochemistry of Osteoporosis

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Price: $169 + GST
Model Number: 138

For 10 Groups.

Several weeks of observation.

Osteoporosis is a disease of decreased bone density that affects the entire skeleton. Osteoporosis is caused by an increase in the activity of bone-destroying cells known as osteoclasts. In this experiment, students will model the bone-destroying effects of osteoclasts by placing bones in acid and protease and observing their deterioration (as would occur in osteoporosis).

Kit includes:

  • Instructions
  • Plastic Petri dishes
  • Collagenase enzyme
  • Buffer.

All you need:

  • Chicken, turkey or steak bones
  • Glacial acetic acid
  • Automatic pipettes