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Production and characterisation of a collagen-calcium phosphate composite for use as a bone substitute

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A composite for use as a bone substitute has been produced by the precipitation of calcium phosphate onto a collagen matrix. A collagen sheet is used as a membrane separating reservoirs of calcium and phosphate ions. The ions diffuse through the membrane and calcium phosphate precipitation occurs on and within the collagen matrix.Composites containing octacalcium phosphate or hydroxyapatite have been produced by varying the precipitation pH. If the correct balance of phosphate and calcium ion...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Materials
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Materials Research Society
Journal:
BIOMEDICAL MATERIALS-DRUG DELIVERY, IMPLANTS AND TISSUE ENGINEERING
Volume:
550
Pages:
273-278
Publication date:
1999-01-01
Event title:
Symposium on Biomedical Materials-Drug Delivery, Implants and Tissue Engineering
ISSN:
0272-9172
Source identifiers:
27348
ISBN:
1558994564
Pubs id:
pubs:27348
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uuid:e147671f-28e5-4949-ba76-ed1dc835154b
Local pid:
pubs:27348
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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