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Enzyme Changes in the Ageing Periosteum

Abstract

ACID and alkaline phosphatase, cytochrome oxidase and succinic dehydrogenase activities of the periosteum of the femora of 100 normal and 100 traumatized animals were studied histochemically. The animals ranged from newborn to more than one year of age. Trauma was induced by drilling a hole in the midfemoral region.

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