Bioglass: Properties, Functions and Applications


Louis Cannon (Editor)

Series: Materials Science and Technologies
BISAC: TEC021000

This book discusses properties, functions and applications of bioglass. Chapter One provides an overview and compares some glasses and glass ceramics obtained by different preparation methods by means of structural, morphological and textural properties in order to better understand the importance of selecting a certain type of biomaterial depending on its specific application. Chapter Two describes and discusses the concepts, trends and advances related to the preparation of highly textured bioglasses and the subsequent combination with biopolymers, as advanced biocomposites for tissue engineering. Chapter Three presents a new method of fabricating metal phosphates via interaction of metal oleates with tributylphosphate solution. (Imprint: Novinka)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Overview of Properties of Bioactive Glasses and Glass Ceramics Induced by Preparation Route
Adriana Vulpoi, Klára Magyari, Rãzvan Ștefan, and Lucian Baia (Babes-Bolyai University, Institute of Interdisciplinary Research in Bio-Nano-Sciences, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, and others)

Chapter 2. Advanced Bioglasses and their Biopolymer-Containing Hybrid Forms
Beatriz Aráoz and Matías Jobbágy (Lab3Bio, Escuela de Ciencia y Tecnología, Universidad de San Martín, San Martín, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and others)

Chapter 3. Nano-Sized Calcium-Phosphate Powders and Glass-Ceramic Coatings for Medical Purposes
M. A. Medkov, V. S. Rudnev, D. N. Grishchenko, I. V. Djuizen, I. V. Lukiyanchuk, E. K. Papynov, A. S. Portnyagin, and E. A. Gridasova (Institute of Chemistry, Far Eastern Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences, Vladivostok, Russia, and others)


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