Despite COVID-19, we are operating at full capacity and all project work is operating as usual.

Clinically predictive preclinical efficacy testing services at your disposal

Bone analysis services

Pharmatest’s standard study setups in different disease models include different combinations of the following bone analysis methods that can also be used as stand-alone services, where you just send us your samples and we will perform the selected measurements and provide you with the results:

  • Micro-computed tomography (µCT)
  • Peripheral quantitative computed tomography (pQCT)
  • Radiographic imaging and image analysis
  • Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DXA)
  • Full-service bone histomorphometry, including static and dynamic parameters
  • Processing of tissue samples for histological analysis, including tissue preparation and embedding to paraffin or plastic, and a variety of histological staining techniques
  • Bone ash weight analysis
  • Bone biomechanical testing, including cantilever bending, three-point bending and compression tests
  • Biochemical markers  such as PINP, osteocalcin (OC), CTX-I and TRACP 5b
  • RNA sequencing