Paper Title:
Silver-Doped Apatite as a Bioactive and an Antimicrobial Bone Material
  Abstract

Phase-pure nanostructured silver-doped hydroxyapatite (nAgHA) of various Ag contents was synthesised. These nAgHA were then evaluated in-vitro using human mesenchymal stem cells (hMSCs) and Escherichia coli (E. coli). Results revealed that hMSCs grew generally well on all nAgHA at all time points. In addition, fewer E. coli were seen attaching on the surface of all nAgHA. Hence, this work demonstrated that nAgHA offers considerable potential as a biomaterial.

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Key Engineering Materials (Volumes 493-494)
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Eyup Sabri Kayali, Gultekin Goller and Ipek Akin
Pages
27-30
DOI
10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.493-494.27
Citation
E. S. Thian, P.N. Lim, Z. Shi, B.Y. Tay, K.G. Neoh, "Silver-Doped Apatite as a Bioactive and an Antimicrobial Bone Material", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 493-494, pp. 27-30, 2012
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October 2011
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