Intrafibrillar mineral may be absent in dentinogenesis imperfecta type II (DI-II).

@article{Kinney2001IntrafibrillarMM,
  title={Intrafibrillar mineral may be absent in dentinogenesis imperfecta type II (DI-II).},
  author={John H Kinney and John A. Pople and Cornel H Driessen and Thomas M Breunig and Grayson William Marshall and Sally Jean Marshall},
  journal={Journal of dental research},
  year={2001},
  volume={80 6},
  pages={1555-9}
}
High-resolution synchrotron radiation computed tomography (SRCT) and small-angle x-ray scattering (SAXS) were performed on normal and dentinogenesis imperfecta type II (DI-II) teeth. The SRCT showed that the mineral concentration was 33% lower on average in the DI-II dentin with respect to normal dentin. The SAXS spectra from normal dentin exhibited low-angle diffraction peaks at harmonics of 67.6 nm, consistent with nucleation and growth of the apatite phase within gaps in the collagen fibrils… CONTINUE READING
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