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Materials 2019, 12(2), 224; https://doi.org/10.3390/ma12020224

Biocompatibility Characteristics of Titanium Coated with Multi Walled Carbon Nanotubes—Hydroxyapatite Nanocomposites

Department of Dental Biomaterials and Institute of Biodegradable material, Institute of Oral Bioscience and BK21 plus project, School of Dentistry, Chonbuk National University, Jeonju 54896, Korea
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Received: 19 December 2018 / Revised: 4 January 2019 / Accepted: 9 January 2019 / Published: 10 January 2019
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Abstract

Multi walled carbon nanotubes-hydroxyapatite (MWCNTs-HA) with various contents of MWCNTs was synthesized using the sol-gel method. MWCNTs-HA composites were characterized by X-ray diffraction (XRD) and transmission electron microscopy (TEM). HA particles were generated on the surface of MWCNT. Produced MWCNTs-HA nanocomposites were coated on pure titanium (PT). Characteristic of the titanium coated MWCNTs-HA was evaluated by field-emission scanning electron microscopy (FE-SEM) and XRD. The results show that the titanium surface was covered with MWCNTs-HA nanoparticles and MWCNTs help form the crystalized hydroxyapatite. Furthermore, the MWCNTs-HA coated titanium was investigated for in vitro cellular responses. Cell proliferation and differentiation were improved on the surface of MWCNT-HA coated titanium. View Full-Text
Keywords: carbon nanotube; hydroxyapatite; nanocomposites; biocompatibility; titanium carbon nanotube; hydroxyapatite; nanocomposites; biocompatibility; titanium
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Park, J.-E.; Jang, Y.-S.; Bae, T.-S.; Lee, M.-H. Biocompatibility Characteristics of Titanium Coated with Multi Walled Carbon Nanotubes—Hydroxyapatite Nanocomposites. Materials 2019, 12, 224.

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