hydroxylapatite

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hydroxylapatite

[hī¦dräk·səl′ap·ə‚tīt]
(mineralogy)
Ca5(PO4)3OH A rare form of the apatite group that crystallizes in the hexagonal system.
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Hubbard has extensive academic and product development experience with calcium phosphate biomaterials, and he has over 25 years industry experience in research, development, and manufacturing of injectable biomaterials based on Calcium Hydroxyapatite.
Aarushi Passi, Cosmetic Physician at REVA Aesthetics Clinic, "Natural HA ( hyaluronic acid) fillers are perfectly bio-compatible with our skin tissue, but one must reconsider before getting silicone or permanent fillers like calcium hydroxyapatite, as they might not integrate well and cause complications.
The minerals found in human teeth and bones that give them their hardness and strength belong to a mineral family known as biological apatites, forms of calcium hydroxyapatite.
The hallmark of the disease is calcium hydroxyapatite deposition into the tendinous insertions of the longus colli musculature, a paired neck flexor, (1-3) which is not fully understood but thought to occur as a response to prior inflammation or infection, such as an upper respiratory infection, or trauma.
A synthetic dermal filler made of calcium hydroxyapatite and is used for the correction of moderate to severe wrinkles and folds.
Calcium hydroxyapatite has been reported to last for 6 to 12 months.
Formation and structure of zinc-substituted calcium hydroxyapatite, Materials Research Bulletin, 40(2): 209-220.
Artificial bone grafting calcium hydroxyapatite ceramic with an interconnected porous structure (IP-CHA)] and core decompression for spontaneous osteonecrosis of the femoral condyle in the knee.
Calcium hydroxyapatite can be used in bone repair and in the treatment of bone diseases in orthopedic surgeries.
Although CPPD is the most common cause of radiographic signs in chondrocalcinosis, both CPPD and calcium hydroxyapatite can be present.
Tonsilloliths are composed of calcium hydroxyapatite and calcium carbonate with other minerals including phosphorus, ammonia and magnesium (1).
Calcium is an essential micronutrient necessary for successful breeding in birds (Perrins 1996) with the majority (98%) of the dry mass of the eggshell being calcium hydroxyapatite, the primary mineral component in bone (Reynolds et al.