PREPARATION OF DRY SPECIMEN OF BONES

Authors

  • Muhammad Aaqil Siddiqui

Abstract

ABSTRACT:Dry bone specimen preparation only by fixing with 10% Formalin, boiling with water andhard brushing removes important marks and allows the growth of Fungi and other microorganismsover them. Therefore, to prepare a presentable dry bone specimen for the museum and students, anew method consisting of three steps, a) removal of soft tissue by softening, b) extraction of fat bychloroform and c) bleaching with hydrogen peroxide is described. The method produces satisfactoryspecimen and can be used to prepare the articulated skeleton for museum, instead of importing aplastic model from abroad

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