calcium phosphate


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calcium phosphate

[′kal·se·əm ′fäs‚fāt]
(inorganic chemistry)
Any phosphate of calcium.
Any of the following three calcium orthophosphates, all of which are white or colorless in pure form: Ca(H2PO4)2 is used as a fertilizer, as a plastics stabilizer, and in baking powder, and is also known as acid calcium phosphate, calcium dihydrogen phosphate, monobasic calcium phosphate, monocalcium phosphate; CaHPO4 is used in pharmaceuticals, animal feeds, and toothpastes, and is also known as calcium hydrogen phosphate, dibasic calcium phosphate, dicalcium orthophosphate, dicalcium phosphate; Ca3(PO4)2 is used as a fertilizer, and is also known as tribasic calcium phosphate, tricalcium phosphate.
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Calcium phosphate is in our bones and the lipids we use are synthetic, but can be biologically degraded.
1 or 2), forming either an acidic or a basic calcium phosphate (the amount of water released would be reduced if a hydrated salt is formed).
In the present study methyl methacrylate is copolymerized with a biocompatible comonomer, 2-hydroxy ethyl methacrylate and the resultant microspheres were phosphorylated in order to achieve the ability to nucleate calcium phosphate crystals.
So when she and her colleagues immersed the amelogenin microribbons in a solution of calcium phosphate, they were not entirely surprised to see well-ordered apatite crystals form along the length of the ribbons.
Instruct patients who are shopping for calcium supplements to look for the amount of elemental calcium noted on the product label, not the amount of calcium carbonate, calcium citrate, or calcium phosphate, Dr.
Eichmiller, director of PRC, indicates that work is continuing on calcium phosphate cements (CPC) for repair of cranial defects, fractures, and periodontal (gum disease) bone loss.
In addition, the absence of pure calcium phosphate stones was unusual, because most studies report 5-21% of stones as pure calcium phosphate [2-4].
This book, "Calcium phosphate based bioceramics for bone tissue engineering", presents an up-to-date overview of the latest developments made in the field of calcium phosphate ceramics, with particular emphasis being placed on the results obtained by its authors.
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Jerry Chang, Head of R&D of ETEX Corporation, will deliver an oral presentation entitled " Enhanced Calcium Phosphate Cements for Vertebral Augmentation " during Rapid Fire Session (R3), June 3rd 2012.
The spray drying apparatus consisted of a nozzle that sprayed an acidic calcium phosphate solution in the form of a fine mist into a stream of filtered air flowing through a heated glass column.