10. The Ability of Silica to Induce Biomimetic Crystallization of Calcium Carbonate

  1. Gregoire Nicolis4 and
  2. Dominique Maes5
  1. Matthias Kellermeier1,2,
  2. Emilio Melero-García3,
  3. Werner Kunz1 and
  4. Juan Manuel García-Ruiz3

Published Online: 9 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118309513.ch10

Kinetics and Thermodynamics of Multistep Nucleation and Self-Assembly in Nanoscale Materials: Advances in Chemical Physics Volume 151

Kinetics and Thermodynamics of Multistep Nucleation and Self-Assembly in Nanoscale Materials: Advances in Chemical Physics Volume 151

How to Cite

Kellermeier, M., Melero-García, E., Kunz, W. and García-Ruiz, J. M. (2012) The Ability of Silica to Induce Biomimetic Crystallization of Calcium Carbonate, in Kinetics and Thermodynamics of Multistep Nucleation and Self-Assembly in Nanoscale Materials: Advances in Chemical Physics Volume 151 (eds G. Nicolis and D. Maes), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118309513.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Royal Meteorological Institute of Belgium, 3 Avenue Circulaire, 1180 Brussels, Belgium, Germany

  2. 5

    Structural Biology Brussels, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussel, Belgium, Germany

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute of Physical and Theoretical Chemistry, University of Regensburg, Universitätsstrasse 31, D-93040 Regensburg, Germany

  2. 2

    Physical Chemistry, University of Konstanz, Universitätsstrasse 10, D-78457, Konstanz, Germany

  3. 3

    Laboratorio de Estudios Cristalográficos, IACT (CSICUGR), Avda. del Conocimiento s/n, P.T. Ciencias de la Salud, E-18100 Armilla, Spain

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 4 MAY 2012

Book Series:

  1. Advances in Chemical Physics

Book Series Editors:

  1. Stuart A. Rice and
  2. Aaron R. Dinner

Series Editor Information

  1. Department of Chemistry and The James Franck Institute, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118167830

Online ISBN: 9781118309513

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Keywords:

  • silica role in biomimetic crystallization of CaCO3;
  • silica-mediated stabilization of ACC, complex crystal forms;
  • carbonate crystallization and silica interplay, inducing mineralization

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Experimental Section

  • Results

  • Discussion

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgments

  • References