Paper Title:
Apatite-Forming Ability of Pectin Gels in Simulated Body Environment
  Abstract

Apatite-polymer hybrids are expected as novel bone substitutes exhibiting bone-bonding ability and mechanical performances analogous to those of natural bone. In this study, we attempted preparation of organic-inorganic hybrids from different pectins such as pectic acid, apple-derived pectin and citrus-derived pectin through apatite deposition in simulated body fluid (SBF). Pectin gels were prepared by CaCl2 treatment of aqueous solutions of pectin. Apatite-forming ability of the gels was examined in SBF. The citrus-derived pectin showed tendency to form the largest amount of the apatite in SBF.

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Key Engineering Materials (Volumes 330-332)
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Edited by
Xingdong Zhang, Xudong Li, Hongsong Fan, Xuanyong Liu
Pages
675-678
DOI
10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.330-332.675
Citation
T. Ichibouji, T. Miyazaki, E. Ishida, M. Ashizuka, A. Sugino, C. Ohtsuki, K. Kuramoto, "Apatite-Forming Ability of Pectin Gels in Simulated Body Environment", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 330-332, pp. 675-678, 2007
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February 2007
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