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Research Article

In Vitro Bioactivity of Binary Nepheline-Fluorapatite Glass/Polymethyl-Methacrylate Composite

Table 4

The mean and standard deviation (SD) values of compressive strength (MPa) in each group.

Variables20% glass40% glass value
(mean ± SD)(mean ± SD)

Control97.30 ± 3.90aA97.30 ± 3.90aA1, ns
NeAp 7587.14 ± 6.65aA70.83 ± 3.31acA0.309, ns
NeAp 8091.13 ± 6.26aB76.34 ± 5.57acA0.038
NeAp 8592.98 ± 5.93aA70.36 ± 6.47bcB0.011
NeAp 9096.90 ± 2.94aB85.17 ± 6.82aA0.019
value≤0.0010.085, ns

Means with different lower case letters in the same column indicate statistically significant difference, while means with different upper case letters in the same row indicate statistically significant difference; significant (); ns: nonsignificant ().

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