Nano-crystalline Mg-containing hydroxyapatite (MgHAp) were prepared by a wet chemical method, for which selective adsorption of proteins was examined, taking bovine serum albumin (BSA) and a pathogenic protein β2- microglobulin (β2-MG) as the model proteins. Increase in the Mg content led to smaller crystallites and larger specific surface area (SA) of MgHAps as well as zeta potential, while the amount both of BSA and β2-MG adsorption on MgHAp particles. It is thus concluded that the adsorption of BSA and β2-MG on Mg·HAp was associated with surface charges.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Key Engineering Materials|
|Publication status||Published - Jan 22 2008|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Materials Science(all)
- Mechanics of Materials
- Mechanical Engineering