2007

Biological Calcification

Normal and Pathological Processes in the Early Stages

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ISBN: 978-3-540-36012-4 (Print) 978-3-540-36013-1 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XXI

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    Pages 1-4

    Introduction

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    Pages 5-21

    Historical Notes

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    Pages 23-66

    Methodology

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    Pages 67-103

    The Nature and Composition of the Inorganic Phase

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    Pages 105-144

    The Shape of Inorganic Particles

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    Pages 145-165

    The Size of Inorganic Particles

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    Pages 167-230

    Calcifying Matrices: Bone and Tendons

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    Pages 231-259

    Calcifying Matrices: Dentin and Cementum

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    Pages 261-301

    Calcifying Matrices: Cartilage

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    Pages 303-333

    Calcifying Matrices: Enamel

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    Pages 335-343

    Calcifying Matrices: Lower Vertebrates

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    Pages 345-366

    Calcifying Matrices: Invertebrates

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    Pages 367-383

    Calcifying Matrices: Non-skeletal Structures

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    Pages 385-415

    Calcifying Matrices: Pathological Calcifications

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    Pages 417-441

    Calcifying Matrices: Acquired or Experimental Diseases; Heritable Disorders; Genetically Modified Animals

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    Pages 443-489

    The Organic-inorganic Relationships in Calcifying Matrices

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    Pages 491-506

    Main Suggested Calcification Mechanisms: Cells

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    Pages 507-558

    Main Suggested Calcification Mechanisms: Extracellular Matrix

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    Pages 559-568

    Conclusions

  21. Back Matter

    Pages 569-592