Bioactive Glasses Potential Biomaterials for Future Therapy

This book describes the history, origin and basic characteristics of bioactive materials. It includes a chapter dedicated to hydroxyapatite mineral, its formation and its bioactive properties. The authors address how cytotoxicity is a determining step for bioactivity. Applications of bioactive mater...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Kaur, Gurbinder
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2017, 2017
Edition:1st ed. 2017
Series:Series in BioEngineering
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Understanding Bioactive Materials
  • Bioactivity in terms of hydroxyapatite
  • Cytocompatibilty and pH balance
  • Categories of bioactive materials
  • Silicate, borate and borosilicate glasses
  • Metallic glasses and coatings
  • Mesoporous glasses
  • Targeted Drug delivery
  • Future and fate of bioactive materials