Histochemical Distribution of Succinic Dehydrogenase in Bone and Cartilage

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Science  08 Apr 1960:
Vol. 131, Issue 3406, pp. 1043-1044
DOI: 10.1126/science.131.3406.1043-a


Large amounts of succinic dehydrogenase have been demonstrated histochemically in osteoclasts and chondroclasts. The same enzyme was also found in the giant cell of giant cell tumors of bone. This distribution suggests a relation to bone and cartilage resorption.