Chapter 2. Fundamentals of Hydroxyapatite and Related Calcium Phosphates

  1. Bikramjit Basu5,
  2. Dhirendra S. Katti6 and
  3. Ashok Kumar6
  1. Racquel Zapanta LeGeros1,
  2. Atsuo Ito2,
  3. Kunio Ishikawa3,
  4. Toshiro Sakae4 and
  5. John P. LeGeros1

Published Online: 6 JUL 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470891315.ch2

Advanced Biomaterials: Fundamentals, Processing, and Applications

Advanced Biomaterials: Fundamentals, Processing, and Applications

How to Cite

LeGeros, R. Z., Ito, A., Ishikawa, K., Sakae, T. and LeGeros, J. P. (2009) Fundamentals of Hydroxyapatite and Related Calcium Phosphates, in Advanced Biomaterials: Fundamentals, Processing, and Applications (eds B. Basu, D. S. Katti and A. Kumar), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470891315.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 5

    Department of Materials and Metallurgical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Kanpur-208016, UP, India

  2. 6

    Department of Biological Sciences and Bioengineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Kanpur-208016, UP, India

Author Information

  1. 1

    Calcium Phosphate Research Laboratory, Department of Biomaterials & Biomimetics, New York University College of Dentistry, New York, New York, USA

  2. 2

    National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba, Japan

  3. 3

    Faculty of Dental Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan

  4. 4

    Nihon University School of Dentistry, Matsudo, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 JUL 2010
  2. Published Print: 9 SEP 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470193402

Online ISBN: 9780470891315

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Keywords:

  • fundamentals of hydroxyapatite and related calcium phosphates;
  • fundamentals of hydroxyapatite - structure and properties;
  • calcium phosphate-based biomaterials - HA, calcium-deficient apatite

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Overview

  • Introduction

  • Fundamentals of Hydroxyapatite

  • Related Calcium Phosphates

  • Biologic Apatites and Related Calcium Phosphates

  • Calcium Phosphate - Based Biomaterials

  • Acknowledgments

  • References