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Advanced Topics in Biomineralization

Advanced Topics in Biomineralization is a compendium of current topics focusing on processes of formation, organization, as well as mineralization of novel structural materials. From enchondral ossification to the application of biomineralized cement, the subject of biomineralization encompasses a range of diverse disciplines including molecular biology, supramolecular chemistry, materials science and engineering. A common theme in all these areas of research in biomineralization is the ability to utilize strategies from Nature to create functional materials. By understanding Nature's tools to make strong and tough materials, similar properties can be endowed into man-made materials in the near future.

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Advanced Topics in BiomineralizationEdited by Jong Seto

Published: February 17th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1095

ISBN: 978-953-51-0045-4

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21667 Total Chapter Downloads

7 Crossref Citations

54 Web of Science Citations

33 Dimensions Citations

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1. Intrinsically Disordered Proteins in Biomineralization

By Magdalena Wojtas, Piotr Dobryszycki and Andrzej Ożyhar

2193

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2. Single Amino Acids as Additives Modulating CaCO3 Mineralization

By Christoph Briegel and Jong Seto

1803

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3. Control of CaCO3 Crystal Growth by the Acidic Proteinaceous Fraction of Calcifying Marine Organisms: AnInVitroStudyofBiomineralization

By M. Azizur Rahman and Ryuichi Shinjo

1750

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4. The Chiton Radula: A Unique Model for Biomineralization Studies

By Lesley R. Brooker and Jeremy A. Shaw

3135

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5. Cartilage Calcification

By Ermanno Bonucci and Santiago Gomez

1924

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6. Biomimetic Materials Synthesis from Ferritin-Related, Cage-Shaped Proteins

By Pierpaolo Ceci, Veronica Morea, Manuela Fornara, Giuliano Bellapadrona, Elisabetta Falvo and Andrea Ilari

2337

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7. Biofilm and Microbial Applications in Biomineralized Concrete

By Navdeep Kaur Dhami, Sudhakara M. Reddy and Abhijit Mukherjee

8525

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