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brushite

[′brə‚shīt]
(mineralogy)
CaHPO4·2H2O A nearly colorless mineral that is a constituent of rock phosphates that crystallizes in slender or massive crystals.
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After phosphate removal for the first time, the dominant peaks of Jennite were obviously weakened, and the weak peaks of calcium orthophosphate (PDF card 09-0432, chemical formula [Ca.sub.5][(P[O.sub.4]).sub.3](OH)) emerged at 25.88[degrees], 31.76[degrees], and 53.26[degrees].
Bohner, "Calcium orthophosphates in medicine: from ceramics to calcium phosphate cements," Injury, vol.
Calcium orthophosphates are of limited use as the main materials for orthopedics and dentistry due to the poor mechanical properties (they are very fragile and hard).
Some specific subjects include calcium phosphate-reinforced polyester nanocomposites for bone regeneration applications, biocomposites and hybrid biomaterials of calcium orthophosphates with polymers, and curcumin-loaded polymeric nanoparticles for treatment of cancer.
They also discuss the preparation of tissue development, decellularized scaffolds for cardiac tissue engineering and whole-organ regeneration, three-dimensional electrospun nanofiber scaffolds, nanofibrous scaffolds, nanodimensional and nanocrystalline calcium orthophosphates, and cell behavior and electrospun scaffolds.
Calcium Orthophosphates as Bioceramics State of the Art, Journal of Functional Biomaterials, 1: 22-107.
Dorozhkin, "Biphasic, triphasic and multiphasic calcium orthophosphates," Acta Biomaterialia, vol.