Nanocrystalline hydroxyapatite enhances osteoblast function

Thomas J. Webster*, Celaletdin Ergun, Robert H. Doremus, Richard W. Siegel, Rena Bizios

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Abstract

Osteoblast adhesion and proliferation were investigated in vitro on nanocrystalline hydroxyapatite. Both adhesion and proliferation were significantly greater on nanocrystalline than on conventional HA, suggesting improved cytocompatibility by the nanocrystalline material.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAnnual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology - Proceedings
PublisherIEEE
Pages744
Number of pages1
ISBN (Print)0780356756
Publication statusPublished - 1999
Externally publishedYes
EventProceedings of the 1999 IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology 21st Annual Conference and the 1999 Fall Meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society (1st Joint BMES / EMBS) - Atlanta, GA, USA
Duration: 13 Oct 199916 Oct 1999

Publication series

NameAnnual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology - Proceedings
Volume2
ISSN (Print)0589-1019

Conference

ConferenceProceedings of the 1999 IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology 21st Annual Conference and the 1999 Fall Meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society (1st Joint BMES / EMBS)
CityAtlanta, GA, USA
Period13/10/9916/10/99

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