In vitro bio-mineralization process

Monica Sandri, Anna Tampieri, Luca Bertinetti, Adele Boskey

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The present work describes the development of biomimetic composites materials for bone tissue substitution and repair. At this purpose a biomimetic approach was used and apatitic phases were nucleated on macromolecular matrices like natural collagen, which act as template and induce peculiar physico-chemical features in the mineral phase.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)543-546
Number of pages4
JournalKey Engineering Materials
Volume361-363 I
StatePublished - 2008


  • Biohybrid composites
  • Bone substitution
  • Collagen
  • Hydroxyapatite

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemical Engineering (miscellaneous)


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