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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  ...

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.doitpoms.ac.uk/tlplib/bones/structure.php

However, whereas HA as has a Ca:P ratio of 5:3 (1.67), bone mineral itself has Ca:P ratios ranging from 1.37 - 1.87. This is because the composition of bone ...

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 ...

www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1096495906004210

The chemical composition, content of minerals and the profiles of amino acids and fatty acids were analyzed in fish bones from eight different species of fish.

www.jbc.org/content/79/1/147.full.pdf

The evidence indicated that the composition of bone ... Similarly, although in bone the ratio Ca : P also approximates 1.94, ..... ance in the chemical analyses.

www2.sunysuffolk.edu/kennym/Ch7.pdf

Bone. • A type of connective tissue as seen by widely spaced cells separated by matrix. • Matrix of 25% water, 25% collagen fibers &. 50% crystalized mineral ...

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 ...