Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
Full metadata record
DC FieldValueLanguage
dc.contributorSailaja, G. S.-
dc.contributorRamesh, P.-
dc.contributorVarma, H. K.-
dc.identifier.citationJOURNAL OF MATERIALS SCIENCE-MATERIALS IN MEDICINE. 21; 4; 1183-1193en_US
dc.description.abstractThe in vitro functionality of surface phosphorylated poly(hydroxy ethyl methacrylate-co-methyl methacrylate), poly(HEMA-co-MMA) to induce bioinspired mineralization of calcium phosphate phase is evaluated. The primary nucleation of calcium phosphate on the surface phosphorylated copolymer occurs within 3 days of immersion when immersed in 1.5x simulated body fluid and the degree of mineralization is proportional to the hydroxy ethyl methacrylate content in the copolymer. The calcium phosphate phase is identified as hydroxyapatite by X-Ray diffraction analysis. The transmission electron microscopic evaluation combined with selected area diffraction pattern and energy dispersive analysis exemplified that the primary nuclei of amorphous calcium phosphate transforms to crystalline needle like calcium rich apatite, within a period of 3 days immersion in simulated body fluid. The atomic force microscopic results corroborate the c-axis growth of the crystals within 3 days immersion in SBF.-
dc.titleUltrastructural evaluation of in vitro mineralized calcium phosphate phase on surface phosphorylated poly(hydroxy ethyl methacrylate-co-methyl methacrylate)-
Appears in Collections:Journal Articles

Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.

Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.