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Bones consist of cells embedded in a mineralized matrix and collagen fibers. The primary tissue of bone, osseous tissue, is made mostly of calcium phosphate in the chemical arrangement termed calcium hydroxylapatite.

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A bone is a rigid organ that constitutes part of the vertebrate skeleton. Bones support and .... The inorganic composition of bone (bone mineral) is primarily formed from salts of calcium and phosphate, the major salt being hydroxyapatite  ...

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Composition. Bone itself consists mainly of collagen fibres and an inorganic bone mineral in the form of small crystals. In vivo bone (living bone in the body) ...

www.britannica.com/science/bone-anatomy/Chemical-composition-and-physical-properties

bone - Chemical composition and physical properties: Depending upon species, age, and type of bone, bone cells represent up to 15 percent of the volume of ...

www.nature.com/bonekeyreports/2013/131204/bonekey2013181/full/bonekey2013181.html

Dec 4, 2013 ... The composition of a bone can be described in terms of the mineral phase, hydroxyapatite, the organic phase, which consists of collagen type I, ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2760485

These findings initiated a flurry of research on a more detailed chemical composition and crystal structure of both geological and synthetic apatites and of bone ...

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highly controlled fluid whose chemical composition resembles that of the ocean: ... The mineral of bones and teeth is a calcium phosphate that closely resembles  ...

www.jbc.org/content/93/2/455.full.pdf

acid equivalents in the bone ash. It is based upon an analysis of the mineral composition of the vertebrae in a variety of animal forms from fishes to mammals.

depts.washington.edu/bonebio/ASBMRed/structure.html

In addition to its mechanical functions, the bone is a reservoir for minerals (a " metabolic" function). The bone stores 99% of the ...

www.sciencelearn.org.nz/resources/1796-bone-and-tooth-minerals

Apr 27, 2010 ... The minerals found in human teeth and bones that give them their ... The unique structure and composition of dentin allows it to function as the ...