Re: long term bone storage


After fixation is complete we store our bone samples in 70% alcohol for long

Unknown wrote:

> Hi all,
> What is the best solution for long term storage of bones?. They are intended
> for magnetic resonance scanning, and not any morphological analysis. Is
> there any danger attendant in storing them in 10%NBF
> (?conversion to formic acid)that would reduce the mineral density?
> I look forward to hearing your opinions. Thanks in advance.
> Louise Renton
> Bone research unit
> johannesburg
> South Africa
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