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Title: Microstructured microspheres of hydroxyapatite bioceramic
Authors: Sunny, MC
Ramesh, P
Varma, HK
Keywords: Biomaterials
Issue Date: 2002
Publisher: JOURNAL OF MATERIALS SCIENCE-MATERIALS IN MEDICINE
Citation: JOURNAL OF MATERIALS SCIENCE-MATERIALS IN MEDICINE. 13; 7; 623-632
Abstract: Hydroxyapatite (HAP) particles having spherical geometry and 125-1000 mum in size range were prepared using a solid-in-water-in-oil (S/W/O) emulsion, cross-linking technique. An aqueous solution of chitosan containing different loading of HAP was dispersed as droplet in liquid paraffin using a stabilizing agent. Cross-linking of chitosan was induced by adding appropriate amount of glutaraldehyde saturated toluene. Chitosan microspheres containing HAP were sintered at 1150 degreesC to obtain pure HAP microspheres. The spheres thus produced were examined by scanning electron microscopy. The percentage yield and size distributions of the spheres were also determined. (C) 2002 KLuwer Academic Publishers.
URI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1023/A:1015709705074
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15348570
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