Cell attachment on ion implanted titanium surface

Sreejith, P. S. & Yarlagadda, Prasad K. (2008) Cell attachment on ion implanted titanium surface. In Yarlagadda, Prasad K. & Gudimetla, Prasad V. (Eds.) 9th Global Congress on Manufacturing and Management, 12-14 November 2008, Gold Coast, Australia.

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Abstract

Of outmost importance for the successful use of an implant is a good adhesion of the surrounding tissue to the biomaterial. In addition to the surface composition of the implant, the surface topography also influences the properties of the adherent cells. In the present investigation, ion implanted and untreated surfaces were compared for cell adhesion and spreading. The surface topography of the surfaces were analyzed using AFM and the cell studies with SEM. The results of our present investigation is indicative of the fact that ion implanted titanium surface offer better cell binding affinity compared to untreated/polished surface.

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ID Code: 18237
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Ion Implantation, Surface topography, Osteoblasts, Extra Cellular matrix
ISBN: 9780980582703
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Past > Schools > School of Engineering Systems
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2008 Global Congress on Manufacturing and Management (GCMM) Board
Copyright Statement: Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.
Deposited On: 24 Feb 2009 23:39
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 13:46

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