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Mahar, Andrew
06-15-2004, 03:09 AM
Hello to the group,

A summer research project requires the biomechanical testing of 14-16 week
(immature) bovine shoulders. Vendors in the southern California area are
producing some rather expensive quotes. I am aware of other vendors in
Phoenix and Tyler, Texas. However, I was wondering if anyone knew of some
other inexpensive sources for this type of material. Essentially, we only
need the intact infraspinatus tendon and the proximal humerus. The
preparation typically involves sectioning the entire front quarter which
produces rather expensive per pound costs and shipping costs.

I would certainly forward this information individually if anyone is
interested.

Kind regards to all,

Andrew


Andrew Mahar, MS

"Man is a tool using animal...without tools he is nothing; with tools he is
all"
-Thomas Carlyle
Sartor Resartus

Orthopedic Biomechanics Research Center
Children's Hospital - San Diego Department of
Orthopaedics
MC5054 University of California -
San Diego
3020 Children's Way 350 Dickinson Street
San Diego, CA MC 8894
92123-4282 San Diego,
92103-8894
P: 858-966-4975 P: 619-543-5555
F: 858-966-8187 F:
619-543-2540
amahar@chsd.org

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