Preparation and Biological Evaluation of Si-Substituted HA Ceramics with Controlled Composition


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This work aimed at preparing dense and monophasic silicated hydroxyapatite ceramics over the range 0 ≤ x ≤ 1.0 mol of silicon. The synthesis of the powder via an aqueous precipitation process followed by an adapted thermal treatment showed that it was possible to obtain dense single-phased apatite ceramics containing up to 0.6 mol of silicon. The in vitro biological characterization of these materials was performed.



Key Engineering Materials (Volumes 361-363)

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M. Palard et al., "Preparation and Biological Evaluation of Si-Substituted HA Ceramics with Controlled Composition", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 361-363, pp. 1059-1062, 2008

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November 2007




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