Bioinorganics and biomaterials: bone repair.

  title={Bioinorganics and biomaterials: bone repair.},
  author={Pamela Habibovi{\'c} and Jake Barralet},
  journal={Acta biomaterialia},
  volume={7 8},
The field of bioinorganics is well established in the development of a variety of therapies. However, their application to bone regeneration, specifically by way of localized delivery from functional implants, is in its infancy and is the topic of this review. The toxicity of inorganics is species, dose and duration specific. Little is known about how inorganic ions are effective therapeutically since their use is often the result of serendipity, observations from nutritional deficiency or… CONTINUE READING

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