Test Description: The µCT40 scans dissected bones and provides detailed information on
bone mass and architecture. Multiple bones are placed into sample holders and scanned automatically.
The researcher than uses instrument software to select regions of interest for analysis. Trabecular
bone parameters are analyzed in the fifth lumbar vertebrae (LV5) at 16 micrometer resolution and
cortical bone parameters are analyzed in the femur midshaft at a resolution of 20 micrometers.