Bone-Like Apatite Formation on Modified PCL Surfaces under Different Conditions


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The PCL plates hydrolyzed by NaOH aqueous solutions and carboxylate groups were introduced onto the surfaces of specimen. Specimens were treated by CaCl2 and K2HPO4⋅3H2O under the normal-pressure condition and low-pressure of 103 Pa condition for 30min separately. Dense and uniform bone-like layers could be formed on the surface of specimens after mineralizing for less than 24h in simulated body fluids (SBF). The low-pressure condition could accelerate the formation of apatite layer.



Key Engineering Materials (Volumes 330-332)

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Xingdong Zhang, Xudong Li, Hongsong Fan, Xuanyong Liu




Y. J. Wang et al., "Bone-Like Apatite Formation on Modified PCL Surfaces under Different Conditions", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 330-332, pp. 671-674, 2007

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February 2007




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