Journal of Nanomaterials / 2012 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Hybrid Scaffolds for Tissue Regeneration: Chemotaxis and Physical Confinement as Sources of Biomimesis

Table 1

Composition of the mineral phase in HA/Coll and bHA/Coll scaffolds in comparison with human bone.

Typical composition of human bone (wt%)Introduced ions (wt%)Actual HA/Coll (wt%)Actual bHA/Coll (wt%)

C a 2 + 24.3627.9826.0625.54
P O 4 3 32.6239.7936.0431.78
S i 4 + 0.29–0.580.630.41
M g 2 + 0.35–0.912.960.53
C O 3 2 2.1–5.6>2>2

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