Calcified Tissue International

, Volume 37, Issue 2, pp 194–197

Preparation of octacalcium phosphate (OCP): A direct fast method

  • Reacquel Z. LeGeros
Rapid Communication

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Reacquel Z. LeGeros
    • 1
  1. 1.New York UniversityNew York

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