Micro-spectrometric investigations of inorganic components of the black corals for biomedical applications

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dc.contributor.author Nowak, D
dc.contributor.author Florek, M
dc.contributor.author Nowak, J
dc.contributor.author Kwiatek, W
dc.contributor.author Lekki, J
dc.contributor.author Zieba, E
dc.contributor.author Romero, PG
dc.contributor.author Ben-Nissan, B
dc.contributor.author Kuczumow, A
dc.date.accessioned 2009-08-20T13:02:30Z
dc.date.issued 2005-01
dc.identifier.citation Key Engineering Materials, 2005, 284-286 (1), pp. 297 - 300
dc.identifier.issn 1013-9826
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/1156
dc.description.abstract The distribution of about twenty inorganic elements was traced in the skeletons of black corals of the Anipathes salix species. Electron microprobe and PIXE mappings revealed the peculiar structure of this material, composed of the large cells (arranged in annual rings) surrounded by thin layers with an elevated level of iodine (up to 5%). Our current knowledge of the chemical composition of these corals' skeleton is not complete. Essentially the organic skeleton is saturated with inorganic elements and several of these could be comercially important. In fact, they have never been investigated for biomedical applications. In the preliminary current work, black corals from the Antipathes salix species were studied with the aim of detecting the inorganic components of their matrix and their suitability as biomedical materials.
dc.publisher Trans Tech Publications
dc.subject Materials
dc.subject Materials
dc.title Micro-spectrometric investigations of inorganic components of the black corals for biomedical applications
dc.type Journal Article
dc.parent Key Engineering Materials
dc.journal.volume 1
dc.journal.volume 284-286
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.journal.number 1 en_US
dc.publocation Switzerland en_US
dc.publocation Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
dc.identifier.startpage 297 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 300 en_US
dc.cauo.name INT en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.conference International Conference on Advances in Mobile Computing and Multimedia
dc.for 0915 Interdisciplinary Engineering
dc.personcode 0000026062 en_US
dc.personcode 0000026063 en_US
dc.personcode 0000026064 en_US
dc.personcode 0000026066 en_US
dc.personcode 0000026067 en_US
dc.personcode 0000026068 en_US
dc.personcode 0000026069 en_US
dc.personcode 760028 en_US
dc.personcode 0000026070 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Interdisciplinary Engineering en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.date.activity 2005-09-19
dc.location.activity Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
pubs.embargo.period Not known
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Science
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Strength - Health Technologies


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