Incorporation of 2nd and 3rd Generation Bisphosphonates on Hydroxyfluorapatite

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Bisphosphonates (BPs) may play an important role in minimizing osteolysis. In this work two new bisphosphonates pertaining to second and third generations respectively, have been synthesized and incorporated onto a chemically enriched hydroxyapatite. BP synthesis has been performed by adding H3PO3, PCl3 and methanesulfonic acid over 4-aminophenyl acetic acid (APBP) and 1-H-indole-3-acetic acid (IBP) respectively at 65°C in a N2 atmosphere. These compounds bear a primary amine group bonded to an aromatic ring, and a secondary amine group within a heterocyclic ring respectively. A chemically enriched hydroxyapatite with a chemical content corresponding to a 50% fluorided hydroxyapatite has been synthesized. Ceramic bodies manufactured by uniaxial pressure followed by cold isostatic press have a 97% density and submicron grain size. The BP was adsorbed onto the surface by immersion in a stirred solution at 37°C for 48 hours. A 10-fold decrease of the surface energy was observed for bodies modified with the APBP whereas only a 25 % decrease is obtained for bodies loaded with the bisphosphonate loaded with the IBP.

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Key Engineering Materials (Volumes 309-311)

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Edited by:

Takashi Nakamura, Kimihiro Yamashita and Masashi Neo

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899-902

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.309-311.899

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L. M. Rodríguez-Lorenzo et al., "Incorporation of 2nd and 3rd Generation Bisphosphonates on Hydroxyfluorapatite ", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 309-311, pp. 899-902, 2006

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May 2006

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