Table 1

Table 1: F14C values of bone samples reported in the literature. Most samples are extracted collagen, but the region of the bone (cortical or trabecular) is seldom reported.

Lab Number Age at Tissue Death Birth Date Tissue Death Date Bone Sampled F14C Average Date of Formation Average Age at Formation Reference
VERA-0021 Newborn 1994/95 1994/95 Long Bone 1.12 1994/95 Newborn Wild et al. 2000
FOR2 19 1947 1966 Cortical Femur 1.26 1962 15 Shin et al. 2004
VERA-0020 30 1965 1995 Long Bone 1.41 1974 11 Wild et al. 2000
NOCX23 35 1964 1999 Tibia/Femur Compact 1.20 1986 22 Shin et al. 2004
37 1932 1969 Bone Collagen
Bone Mineral
1.27
1.21
1962
1959
30
27
Harkness and Walton 1972
FOR1 42 1935 1977 Cortical Femur 1.10 1958 23 Shin et al. 2004
72 1899 1971 Bone Collagen
Bone Mineral
1.11
1.49
1958
1961
59
64
Stenhouse and Baxter 1977
NOC11 79 1920 1999 Femoral Head 1.10 1958 or 1998 38 or 78 Shin et al. 2004
NOC2 83 1915 1998 Proximal Tibia 1.14 1958 or 1992 43 or 77 Shin et al. 2004
NOCX24 84 1915 1999 Proximal Tibia 1.12 1958 or 1994 43 or 79 Shin et al. 2004
VERA-0024 85 1903 1988 Long-Bone Collagen 1.18 1959 or 1988 56 or 85 Wild et al. 2000
VERA-0027 85 1904 1989 Long-Bone Collagen 1.12 1958 54 Wild et al. 2000