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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Synthesis of Carbonated Hydroxyapatite Nanorods in Liquid Crystals
Author: de Campos, DDP
Bertran, CA
Abstract: Syntheses of calcium phosphate nanoparticles, carried out in systems formed from surfactant, oil and water, have resulted in materials with promising possibilities for application. The calcium phosphate particles were synthesized using two different liquid crystals, formed from Renex (TM), cyclohexane and a salts solution. The morphology of the nanoparticles synthesized in the liquid crystals is similar to that of hydroxyapatite particles that form bone mineral, where collagen fibers connect these particles so as to form a composite. Therefore, the synthesis of calcium phosphate nanoparticles in the systems used in this work can advance current understanding of mineralization processes that result in the formation of bone mineral.
Subject: hydroxyapatite
liquid crystals
Country: Brasil
Editor: Univ Fed Sao Carlos, Dept Engenharia Materials
Citation: Materials Research-ibero-american Journal Of Materials. Univ Fed Sao Carlos, Dept Engenharia Materials, v. 12, n. 3, n. 265, n. 268, 2009.
Rights: aberto
Date Issue: 2009
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