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Biological and medical significance of calcium phosphates.
The inorganic part of hard tissues (bones and teeth) of mammals consists of calcium phosphate, mainly of apatitic structure. Similarly, most undesired calcifications (i.e. those appearing as a resultExpand
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Calcium Orthophosphates in Nature, Biology and Medicine
The present overview is intended to point the readers’ attention to the important subject of calcium orthophosphates. These materials are of the special significance because they represent theExpand
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Calcium orthophosphates
The present overview is intended to point the readers’ attention to the important subject of calcium orthophosphates. This type of materials is of the special significance for the human beingsExpand
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Amorphous calcium (ortho)phosphates.
  • S. Dorozhkin
  • Medicine, Chemistry
  • Acta biomaterialia
  • 1 December 2010
Amorphous calcium phosphates (ACPs) represent a unique class of biomedically relevant calcium orthophosphate salts, having variable chemical but essentially identical glass-like physical properties,Expand
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Calcium orthophosphate cements for biomedical application
In early 1980s, researchers discovered self-setting calcium orthophosphate cements, which are a bioactive and biodegradable grafting material in the form of a powder and a liquid. Both phases afterExpand
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Calcium Orthophosphates as Bioceramics: State of the Art
  • S. Dorozhkin
  • Medicine, Materials Science
  • Journal of functional biomaterials
  • 30 November 2010
In the late 1960s, much interest was raised in regard to biomedical applications of various ceramic materials. A little bit later, such materials were named bioceramics. This review is limited toExpand
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A review on the dissolution models of calcium apatites
Eight dissolution models of calcium apatites (both fluorapatite and hydroxyapatite) were drawn from the previously published material and analysed. Limitations and drawbacks each of the model wereExpand
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Bioceramics of calcium orthophosphates.
  • S. Dorozhkin
  • Materials Science, Medicine
  • Biomaterials
  • 1 March 2010
A strong interest in use of ceramics for biomedical applications appeared in the late 1960's. Used initially as alternatives to metals in order to increase a biocompatibility of implants, bioceramicsExpand
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Nanosized and nanocrystalline calcium orthophosphates.
  • S. Dorozhkin
  • Medicine, Materials Science
  • Acta biomaterialia
  • 1 March 2010
Recent developments in biomineralization have already demonstrated that nanosized crystals and particles play an important role in the formation of hard tissues of animals. Namely, it is wellExpand
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