biomineralization


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biomineralization

[‚bī·ō‚min·rəl·ə′zā·shən]
(physiology)
A mineralization process carried out within a living organism, such as formation of bone in vertebrates.
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(unicellular alga): implications for biomineralization. Chemical Geology, 63: 39-43.
Conservation of monumental stones by bacterial biomineralization. Microbiology Today.
Each volume is crystallized around a short course, and that on biomineralization was delivered prior to the fall 2003 meeting of the American Geophysical Union.
This review will summarize the structural features of calcium phosphates relevant to biomineralization. The phosphates containing [HPO.sub.4.sup.2-] and [PO.sub.4.sup.3-] generally constitute the biologically relevant calcium phosphates.
"It is interesting that the gap is so big between the first [jawless vertebrates] and the first evidence of biomineralization," says M.
Magnetite nanoparticles of consistent size, Composition and shape are produced by mtb through biomineralization processes.
(3) LoB5 Research Unit, School of Dentistry & Research Center for Biomineralization Disorders, Chonnam National University, Gwangju, Republic ofKorea
Nacre thickness and weight are directly correlated with the nacre biomineralization process, as the epithelial cells from the outer surface of the mantle tissue (which lines the inner surface of the shell) have the property of synthesizing different calcium carbonate polymorphs (Wilbur 1964,Watabe 1988).
hyacinthus (Barshis et al., 2013) was searched for genes previously identified as involved in coral biomineralization. Within the filtered dataset of 16,800 contigs, we identified 70 calcification contigs: five galaxin contigs, nine [Ca.sup.2+] ATPase contigs (seven of these contigs map to two Acropora digitifera genes), 16 carbonic anhydrase contigs (eight of these map to four A.
In: Biomineralization: chemical and biochemical perspectives, S.
Its formation is a complex, highly intensive and well-planned biomineralization process.1 Enamel develops into the hardest body tissue from 20% by weight to 1% organic material.2