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ba0005p48 | Bone development/growth and fracture repair | ECTS2016

Biocompatibility of hydroxyapatite derived from whitemouth croaker (Micropogonias furnieri)

Ribeiro Daniel , Yamamura Hirochi , Silva Victor , Ussui Valter , Lazar Dolores , Rosso Veridiana , Renno Ana Claudia

The aim of this study was to investigate the biocompatibility of hydroxyapatite (HAP) powder from whitemouth croaker fish (Micropogonias furnieri). For this purpose, fragments from HAP with 0.5 cm2 were inserted in the subcutaneous tissue of animals. After 7, 15, and 30 days, histopathological analysis was performed. The results showed that it was possible to detect tissue reactions closely related to cytotoxicity in a time-exposure manner. At day 7, modera...