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|Title:||Influence of nucleation nature on Ca mineral/substrate structural synergy and implications for biomineralization in microgravity|
|Citation:||Liu, X.Y. (2001-12-01). Influence of nucleation nature on Ca mineral/substrate structural synergy and implications for biomineralization in microgravity. Journal of Chemical Physics 115 (21) : 9970-9974. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1413745|
|Abstract:||The effects of nucleation nature and microgravity on the formation of porous bone were examined from the point of view of Ca mineral nucleation. Evidence was obtained that under microgravity, biomineralization/remineralization occurs via the homogeneous-like nucleation. This observation indicates that if bone turnover in microgravity will have some problems in a short period of time, bones in the living bodies will develop gradually into a porous structure in the evolution from several months to a year under microgravity.|
|Source Title:||Journal of Chemical Physics|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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