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Crystal structure and chemical composition of biomimetic calcium phosphate nanofibers

  • Calcium phosphate nanofibers with a diameter of only a few nanometers and a cotton-ball-like aggregate morphology have been reported several times in the literature. Although fiber formation seems reproducible in a variety of conditions, the crystal structure and chemical composition of the fibers have been elusive. Using scanning transmission electron microscopy, low dose electron (nano)diffraction, energy-dispersive X-ray spectroscopy, and energy-filtered transmission electron microscopy, we have assigned crystal structures and chemical compositions to the fibers. Moreover, we demonstrate that the mineralization process yields true polymer/calcium phosphate hybrid materials where the block copolymer template is closely associated with the calcium phosphate.

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Author:Mathias Junginger, Christian Kübel, Felix H. Schacher, Axel H. E. Müller, Andreas TaubertORCiDGND
URN:urn:nbn:de:kobv:517-opus4-95176
Series (Serial Number):Postprints der Universität Potsdam : Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Reihe (244)
Document Type:Postprint
Language:English
Date of first Publication:2013/05/03
Year of Completion:2013
Publishing Institution:Universität Potsdam
Release Date:2016/09/06
Tag:air-water-interface; aqueous-solution; biomaterials; block-copolymers; clusters; mineralization beneath; morphology; nucleation; orthophosphates; polycationic monolayer
First Page:11301
Last Page:11308
Source:RSC Adv. (2013) Nr. 3, S. 11301-11308. - DOI: 10.1039/C3RA23348K
Organizational units:Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät / Institut für Chemie
Dewey Decimal Classification:5 Naturwissenschaften und Mathematik / 54 Chemie / 540 Chemie und zugeordnete Wissenschaften
Peer Review:Referiert
Publication Way:Open Access
Licence (German):License LogoKeine Nutzungslizenz vergeben - es gilt das deutsche Urheberrecht