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Titanium-containing bioactive phosphate glasses.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22349246     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The use of biomaterials has revolutionized the biomedical field and has received substantial attention in the last two decades. Among the various types of biomaterials, phosphate glasses have generated great interest on account of their remarkable bioactivity and favourable physical properties for various biomedical applications relating to both hard and soft tissue regeneration. This review paper focuses mainly on the development of titanium-containing phosphate-based glasses and presents an overview of the structural and physical properties. The effect of titanium incorporation on the glassy network is to introduce favourable properties. The biocompatibility of these glasses is described along with recent developments in processing methodologies, and the potential of Ti-containing phosphate-based glasses as a bone substitute material is explored.
A Kiani; N J Lakhkar; V Salih; M E Smith; J V Hanna; R J Newport; D M Pickup; J C Knowles
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Philosophical transactions. Series A, Mathematical, physical, and engineering sciences     Volume:  370     ISSN:  1364-503X     ISO Abbreviation:  Philos Trans A Math Phys Eng Sci     Publication Date:  2012 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-02-21     Completed Date:  2012-05-01     Revised Date:  2013-04-24    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101133385     Medline TA:  Philos Trans A Math Phys Eng Sci     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1352-75     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering, University College London Eastman Dental Institute, 256 Gray's Inn Road, London WC1X 8LD, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Ceramics / chemistry*
Coated Materials, Biocompatible / chemistry*
Glass / chemistry*
Materials Testing
Phosphates / chemistry*
Prostheses and Implants*
Surface Properties
Titanium / chemistry*
Grant Support
//Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Ceramics; 0/Coated Materials, Biocompatible; 0/Phosphates; 7440-32-6/Titanium

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