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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. D. W. L. Hukins
    Pages 1-19
  3. A. J. Freemont
    Pages 21-40
  4. J. C. Elliott, P. Anderson, R. Boakes, S. D. Dover
    Pages 41-63
  5. D. W. L. Hukins, S. S. Hasnain, J. E. Harries
    Pages 65-91
  6. C. Holt, M. J. J. M. van Kemenade
    Pages 175-213
  7. Adele L. Boskey
    Pages 215-243
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 245-250

About this book

Introduction

Understanding the relationship between the structures and functions of calcified tissues is essential for an understanding of their pathology. This book emphasises aspects of calcification which are important to humans and presents aspects of current research, notably attempts to relate biological function to the structures and interactions, many chapters stress the importance of the extracellular matrix, and provide links with volumes 5 and 13 in the series Connective Tissue Matrix and Connective Tissue Matrix Part II respectively. Material selected for inclusion in this volume intentionally favour the more physical and physico-chemical aspects of contemporary research.

Keywords

histology protein proteins spectroscopy tissue

Editors and affiliations

  • David W. L. Hukins
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Medical BiophysicsUniversity of ManchesterUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-349-09868-2
  • Copyright Information Macmillan Publishers Limited 1989
  • Publisher Name Palgrave, London
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-09870-5
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-09868-2
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