Russian Mineralogical Society
Minerals As Advanced Materials II
Carbonated apatite-(CaF)-organic-nanocomposites biominerals and biomimetic synthesis

RMS-DPI code:  2010-2-4-1
Author listing:  Rosseeva E.V., Frank-Kamenetskaya O.V., Kniep R.
Principal author:  Rosseeva Elena Vladimirovna
Language:  English
Abstract - Summary 
(short description):
The present work is focusing on the investigation of the natural and biomimetic apatite-(CaF)-organic nanocomposites. Biomimetic carbonated apatite-(CaF)-gelatine nanocomposites were grown by the double-diffusion technique within a gelatine gel. In order to find out the relationships between biomimetic and biogenic systems we investigated the hard tissues of conodont elements obtained from Late Devonian deposits at the south coast of the Ilmen Lake (Novgorod region). It was demonstrated that all investigated conodont hard tissues bear strong resemblance to the biomimetic apatite-(CaF)-gelatine nanocomposite. The nano-structured collective within composite aggregate represents a highly mosaic-controlled nanocomposite superstructure.
 
RMS-DPI code:  2010-2-4-1
Pages:  64-65
File of proceedings 
(PDF): 
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Status:  printed
Recieved:  19/06/2010
Accepted:  17/04/2011
Published on-line:  16/04/2011
Permanent address of publication:  http://www.minsoc.ru/2010-2-4-1/
Contact author(s):  Rosseeva, Elena Vladimirovna

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