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FRET: a tool to study the interaction between apatite and collagen?

Dos Santos, Isabelle and Mazères, Serge and Freche, Michèle and Lacout , Jean-Louis and Sautereau, Anne-Marie FRET: a tool to study the interaction between apatite and collagen? (2008) Materials Letters, vol. 62 (n° 28). pp. 4377-4379. ISSN 0167-577X

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.matlet.2008.07.035

Abstract

Fluorescence Resonance Energy Transfer, FRET, is largely used in biology to demonstrate the occurrence of molecular interactions. In order to investigate the vicinity between collagen and calcium phosphate in bone substitute biomaterial, composites constituted of autofluorescent collagen and apatite doped by europium were synthesized by a precipitation method. The first results show a fluorescence energy transfer between the two fluorescent components and are very promising.

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Institution: Université de Toulouse > Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse - INPT
Université de Toulouse > Université Paul Sabatier-Toulouse III - UPS
French research institutions > Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique - CNRS
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Deposited By: Celine Cabaup
Deposited On:17 Apr 2009 12:57

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