The role of surface microtopography in the modulation of osteoblast differentiation

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JS Hayes; IM Khan; CW Archer; RG Richards;
  • Publisher: AO Research Institute Davos
  • Journal: European Cells & Materials (issn: 1473-2262)
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  • Subject: titanium | gene expression | surface modification | osteoblast differentiation | cell morphology | Surgery | RD1-811 | Diseases of the musculoskeletal system | RC925-935

The osteoinductive and conductive capabilities of commercially pure titanium and its alloys is well documented, as is their ability to provide long-term stability for permanent implantable devices. Fracture fixation in paediatric and trauma patients generally requires t... View more
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