hydroxyapatite


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hy·drox·y·ap·a·tite

 (hī-drŏk′sē-ăp′ĭ-tīt′)
n.
A whitish apatite mineral, calcium hydroxide phosphate, Ca5(OH)(PO4)3, that is the chief mineral component of bones and teeth and provides strength and rigidity to their structures.
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hydroxyapatite

(haɪˌdrɒksɪˈæpəˌtaɪt) or

hydroxylapatite

n
(Minerals) a natural calcium mineral found in human teeth and bones
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hy·drox·y·ap·a·tite

n. hidroxiapatita, forma de fosfato de calcio, compuesto inorgánico presente en los dientes y los huesos.
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[USPRwire, Wed Aug 07 2019] With the increasing number of the dental and orthopedic implants, demand for the bioceramics and hydroxyapatite continues to remain high among the manufacturers.
[ClickPress, Wed Aug 07 2019] With the increasing number of the dental and orthopedic implants, demand for the bioceramics and hydroxyapatite continues to remain high among the manufacturers.
This publication with the title 'Therapy of osteochondral defects: chondrointegration of metal implants improves after hydroxyapatite coating' by H.
Thus, realizing the importance of degradable, biocompatible and mechanically strong porous structures, the authors were motivated to prepare and characterize cryogels of nanocomposite of starch, PVA and silver hydroxyapatite as biodegradable, noncytotoxic and antibacterial scaffolds and study their enzymatically induced degradation under in vitro conditions and compressive strength.
Hydroxyapatite is a naturally occurring mineral form of calcium apatite, quite similar in morphology and composition to the human hard tissues.
Chemical precipitation is mixed aqueous solution of certain concentration of calcium salt and phosphate salt, by controlling the pH value, produces chemical reaction, generates colloidal hydroxyapatite sediment, and gets its crystalline powder by calcining grinding.
Hydroxyapatite ([Ca.sub.10][(P[O.sub.4]).sub.6][(OH).sub.2]; HAP) is the one of the main biological materials, which can existed in human skeleton, animal bones, and teeth.
found that the hydroxyapatite nanoparticles/polyamide (HA NPs/PA) composite scaffolds had no negative effects on the adhesion, proliferation, and osteogenic differentiation of rabbit bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells (rBMSCs) [18].
Keywords: Hydroxyapatite (HAP), Hydrothermal Method, Electrical Conductivity
Particle size distribution of unmodified, modified and modified sintered hydroxyapatite in TEM images was undertaken using a UTHSCSA Image Tool image analyzer program (IT version 3).
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