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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 490946, 12 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/490946
Research Article

Apatite Formation: Why It May Not Work as Planned, and How to Conclusively Identify Apatite Compounds

CIRIMAT Carnot Institute-UMR CNRS/INPT/UPS 5085, University of Toulouse, Ensiacet, 4 Allée Emile Monso, 31030 Toulouse Cedex 4, France

Received 19 April 2013; Revised 24 June 2013; Accepted 2 July 2013

Academic Editor: Stanley J. Stachelek

Copyright © 2013 Christophe Drouet. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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