Elastic modulus of cortical bone

Value ~1.5e+7 kPa
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference Leipzig ND, Shoichet MS. The effect of substrate stiffness on adult neural stem cell behavior. Biomaterials. 2009 Dec30(36):6867-78 p.6867 right column 2nd paragraphPubMed ID19775749
Primary Source Katsamanis F, Raftopoulos DD. Determination of mechanical properties of human femoral cortical bone by the Hopkinson bar stress technique. J Biomech. 1990 23(11):1173-84.PubMed ID2277052
Method (primary source:) Hopkinson bar stress technique
Comments See BNID 101500
Entered by Uri M
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