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Calcium Phosphates in Biological and Industrial Systems

Edited By: Zahid Amjad

515 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1998 | #95492 | ISBN: 0792380460
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Provides a comprehensive discussion on calcium phosphates in the diverse areas of their applications, namely in biological and industrial systems.


Preface. Part I: General. 1. Calcium Phosphates: Structures: Composition, Solubility and Stability; M.S. Tung. 2. Amorphous Calcium Phosphate: Thermodynamic and Kinetic Considerations; E.D. Eanes. 3. Growth of Calcium Phosphates on Different Substrates: Epitaxial Considerations; P.G. Koutsoukos. 4. Physicochemical Properties of Fluorapatite; L.C. Chow, M. Markovic. 5. Interfacial Properties of Calcium Phosphates; P. Somasundaran, B. Markovic. 6. Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy of Calcium Phosphates; J.P. Yesinowski. Part II: Calcium Phosphates in Biological Systems. 7. Influence of Metal Ions on the Crystal Growth of Calcium Phosphates; P.G. Koutsoukos. 8. Structure/Performance Relationships of Phosphorous and Carboxyl Containing Additives as Calcium Phosphate Crystal Growth Inhibitors; J.D. Sallis. 9. Crystal Growth of Calcium Phosphates in the Presence of Polymeric Inhibitors; S. Shimabayashi, T. Uno. 10. Calcium Phosphates for Medical Applications; C. Rey. 11. Importance of Calcium Phosphates in the Development of Calcium Urolithiasis; S.R. Khan. 12. Calcium Pyrophosphate Crystal Formation and Dissolution; K.P.H. Pritzker. 13. Calcium Phosphates in Pharmaceutical Product Development; M.A. Khan, I.K. Reddy. 14. Recent Advances in Dentifrice Technologies; A. Gaffar, J. Afflitto. 15. Preparation and Application of Calcium Phosphate Fibers; K. Ioku. Part III: Calcium Phosphates in Industrial Systems. 16. Development of Calcium Phosphate Inhibiting Polymers for Cooling Water Applications; Z. Amjad. 17. Mechanism of Calcium Phosphate Scale Formation and Inhibition in Cooling Systems; L.A. Perez. 18. The Role of Calcium Phosphate in Internal Boiler Water Treatment; J.S. Gill. 19. Equipment Fouling in the Dairy Application: Problem and Pretreatment; G. Daufin, J.-P. Labbe. 20. Phosphate Removal from Waste Water; M.M. Seckler, et al. 21. Phosphorous Speciation in Sediments and its Release Control; K. Ito, M. Okada. 22. Mechanistic Aspects of Calcium Phosphonates Precipitation; L.M. Frostman, et al. Index.

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