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Rate of turnover of whole skeleton Human Homo sapiens ~10 Table - link %/year 109908 Manolagas SC. Birth and...
Weight of skeleton Human Homo sapiens 2,302 to 5,642 Grams 107237 Schultz AH. The relative...
Percent of skeleton out of total body weight Human Homo sapiens 14.84 (Table - link) % 107236 HH Mitchell et al., The...
Fraction of calcium in body that is in skeleton Human Homo sapiens 99 % 107489 Editor: Dr. Robert A. Meyers...
Total number of osteocytes within the average adult human skeleton Human Homo sapiens ~4.2E+10 Table - link osteocytes 111547 Buenzli PR, Sims NA....
Summary of weights of skeleton for reference adult male Human Homo sapiens Table - link N/A 110311 Snyder WS, Cook MJ, Nasset ES...
Composition of the whole skeleton of undernourished and rehabilitating pigs and their well nourished controls Pig Sus species Table - link N/A 109808 Dickerson JW, Mccance...
Fraction of skeleton by weight that is calcium phosphate Human Homo sapiens ≤60 % 107488 Editor: Dr. Robert A. Meyers...
Derived osteocyte network quantities for the human skeleton Human Homo sapiens Table - link N/A 111545 Buenzli PR, Sims NA....
Number of osteocytes replenished throughout the skeleton on a daily basis Human Homo sapiens 9.1e+6 (Table - link) osteocytes/day 111552 Buenzli PR, Sims NA....
Weights of the skeleton and of the bones in grams and as percentages of total skeletal weight Human Homo sapiens Table - link N/A 107250 E. W. Lowrance and Homer...
Quantifying the osteocyte network in the human skeleton (human unless otherwise indicated) vertebrates Table - link N/A 111544 Buenzli PR, Sims NA....
Total number of osteocyte dendritic projections within the average adult human skeleton Human Homo sapiens ~3.7E+12 Table - link dendritic projections 111548 Buenzli PR, Sims NA....
Relative amounts of fat, muscle, skin, skeleton, etc., in the bodies of undernourished and rehabilitating pigs and their well nourished controls Pig Sus species Table - link N/A 109802 Dickerson JW, Mccance...
Total number of connections osteocytes have with each other and with bone surface cells within the average adult human skeleton Human Homo sapiens ~2.3E+13 Table - link osteocyte connections 111549 Buenzli PR, Sims NA....
Reference mass values, mass density values, and volumes derived for various constituents of the skeleton Human Homo sapiens Table - link N/A 110242 International commission...
Fraction of collagen nitrogen out of total nitrogen of the whole skeleton of undernourished and rehabilitating pigs and their well nourished controls Pig Sus species 61.1 to 65.5 Table - link % 109814 Dickerson JW, Mccance...
Fraction of global calcium carbonate production that calcification (formation of an external skeleton through the transformation of dissolved inorganic carbon, into calcium carbonate (CaCO3)) accounts for Biosphere ~15 % 114508 Bertucci A et al., Carbonic...
Number of bones in adult Human Homo sapiens 206 unitless 102383 Steele, D. Gentry Claud...
Comparisons [of osteocytes and bone] with other measured quantities for the human body Human Homo sapiens Table - link N/A 111546 Buenzli PR, Sims NA....