• In vitro study on biomineralization of biphasic calcium phosphate biocomposite crosslinked with hydrolysable tannins of Terminalia chebula

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      Bioactive material; bone graft; biphasic calcium phosphate; crosslinking agent; biomineralization.

    • Abstract

       

      In this study, we report the preparation of a bone graft material, having cylindrical shape, containing biphasic calcium phosphate (BCP), gelatin (G), chitosan (C) and Terminalia chebula (TC) extract. TC extract was used as a crosslinker that gives stability to bone graft when it is placed in SBF. The graft was stable in the SBF solution for 21 days and FTIR, SEM, EDX and thermogravimetric studies revealed the ossification of the implant.

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      G Krithiga1 Antaryami Jena2 P Selvamani1 T P Sastry1

      1. Bioproducts Laboratory, Central Leather Research Institute, Adyar, Chennai 600 020, India
      2. Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, Anna University, Trichy 620 024, India
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  • Bulletin of Materials Science | News

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