Organic and Inorganic Matrices

Authored by: Adele L. Boskey

Encyclopedia of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, Second Edition

Print publication date:  May  2008
Online publication date:  May  2008

Print ISBN: 9781420078022
eBook ISBN: 9781498761437
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This entry reviews inorganic components, their organization in the different mineralized tissues, the ways in which they can be analyzed, how the organic matrix on which they are deposited influences their formation, and how this knowledge is being used to design tissue engineered constructs for bone and tooth repair.

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