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An image analysis protocol for the quantification of interglobular dentine in anthropological tooth sections

Sohler-Snoddy, Annie; Miszkiewicz, Justyna; Loch, Carolina; Tromp, Monica; Buckley, Hallie R


The histological identification of interglobular dentine (IGD) in archeological human remains with macroscopic evidence of rickets has opened a promising new avenue for the investigation of metabolic disease in the past. Recent paleopathological studies have shown that histological analysis of archeological human teeth may allow the identification of periods of vitamin D deficiency occurring within very narrow developmental windows, yielding new information on the seasonality or...[Show more]

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Date published: 2020-09-11
Type: Journal article
Source: American Journal of Physical Anthropology
DOI: 10.1002/ajpa.24143
Access Rights: Open Access


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