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Introduction: Hydroxyapatite

Description of Hydroxyapatite

Hydroxyapatite: dimer of apatite; confers rigidity on bones and teeth; purified form is used as a chromatographic support.
Source: CRISP

Hydroxyapatite: A group of compounds with the general formula M10(PO4)6(OH)2, where M is barium, strontium, or calcium. The compounds are the principal mineral in phosphorite deposits, biological tissue, human bones, and teeth. They are also used as an anticaking agent and polymer catalysts. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed).
Source: MeSH 2007

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Source - CRISP

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