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Title: Layered Approach May Yield Stronger, More Successful Bone Implants
Description: High-magnification scanning electron microscopy shows (center of micrograph) the leg of an osteoblast (bone precursor), called a cytoplasmic extension, attaching to nano-sized hydroxyapatite crystals, similar to those in natural bone, that make up a CPC implant.

*MSEL

See also http://www.nist.gov/public_affairs/techbeat/tb2007_0816.htm#bone.
Subjects (names):
Topics/Categories: Biotechnology/Health--Dental Materials
Type: Photo/B&W
Source: National Institute of Standards and Technology
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appear in print:
Credit: NIST
AV Number: 07MSEL008
Date Created: August 18, 2007
Date Entered: 8/16/2007

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