Bioactivity Assessment of Calcium Phosphate Coatings


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Nowadays, bioactive coatings or modifications on titanium surface have been tested in vitro and in vivo. In this study, two types of calcium phosphate coatings were produced by a chemical deposition method and their bioactivity assay in cell culture medium were investigated. The calcium phosphate coatings were characterized by X-ray diffraction (XRD), Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR) and scanning electron microscopy with field emission gun (FEG-SEM) analyses. Titanium substrate was successfully coated with brushite using chemical deposition method and, after a second step of conversion, the hydroxyapatite coating was obtained. The hydroxyapatite coating showed a bioactivity property after 14 days’ incubation in McCoy medium culture.



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Ahmed El-Ghannam




D. Navarro da Rocha et al., "Bioactivity Assessment of Calcium Phosphate Coatings", Key Engineering Materials, Vol. 720, pp. 193-196, 2017

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November 2016




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