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Calcium Phosphate Nanoparticles in Biomineralization and Biomaterials

  1. Ruikang Tang1,
  2. Yurong Cai2

Published Online: 15 OCT 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527610419.ntls0149

Nanotechnologies for the Life Sciences

Nanotechnologies for the Life Sciences

How to Cite

Tang, R. and Cai, Y. 2010. Calcium Phosphate Nanoparticles in Biomineralization and Biomaterials. Nanotechnologies for the Life Sciences.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Zhejiang University, Department of Chemistry and Center for Biopathways and Biomaterials, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China

  2. 2

    Zhejiang Sci-Tech University, The Key Laboratory of Advanced Textile Materials and Manufacturing Technology of Ministry of Education, College of Materials and Textile, Hangzhou, China

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 OCT 2010

Abstract

The sections in this article are

  • Introduction
  • Nano-Calcium Phosphates in Hard Tissues
    • Bone
    • Tooth
    • Other Biological Organisms
  • Biological Formation of Calcium Phosphates
  • Characteristic Mechanical Properties
  • Stability of Nano-Calcium Phosphates
    • Demineralization of Biominerals
    • Dissolution of Pure HAP
    • Nanosize Effects in Biomaterials
  • Synthesis of Nano-Calcium Phosphates
    • Synthesis of Nano-Calcium Phosphate Particles
    • Biomimetic Construction using HA Nanoparticles
    • Nano-HA–Collagen Composites
    • Nano-HA Coating
  • Nano-Calcium Phosphate in Biomedical Engineering
    • Bone Repair
    • Bone-Related Cells
    • Enamel Repair
    • Other Applications
  • Summary
  • Acknowledgments

Keywords:

  • calcium phosphate;
  • nanoparticles;
  • biomineralization;
  • biomaterials;
  • stability;
  • synthesis;
  • application