6. Ceramics

  1. Matteo Santin and
  2. Gary Phillips
  1. Montserrat Espanol,
  2. Román A. Pérez,
  3. Edgar B. Montufar and
  4. Maria-Pau Ginebra

Published Online: 19 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118129906.ch6

Biomimetic, Bioresponsive, and Bioactive Materials: An Introduction to Integrating Materials with Tissues

Biomimetic, Bioresponsive, and Bioactive Materials: An Introduction to Integrating Materials with Tissues

How to Cite

Espanol, M., Pérez, R. A., Montufar, E. B. and Ginebra, M.-P. (2012) Ceramics, in Biomimetic, Bioresponsive, and Bioactive Materials: An Introduction to Integrating Materials with Tissues (eds M. Santin and G. Phillips), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118129906.ch6

Editor Information

  1. Brighton Studies in Tissue-Mimicry and Aided Regeneration (BrightSTAR), School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences, University of Brighton, Brighton, UK

Author Information

  1. Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Department of Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering, Barcelona, Spain

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 30 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470056714

Online ISBN: 9781118129906

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Keywords:

  • ceramics in drug delivery systems;
  • bioceramics, targeting specific implant–body responses;
  • third generation bioceramics, in regenerative medicine

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Historical Perspective

  • Biostable Ceramics

  • Bioactive and Resorbable Ceramics

  • Exercises/Questions for Chapter 6

  • References