Research Methods in BIomineralization Science, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0124166555
  • ISBN-13: 9780124166554
  • DDC: 572.51
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 704 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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This new volume of Methods in Enzymology continues the legacy of this premier serial with quality chapters authored by leaders in the field. This volume covers research methods in biomineralization science, and includes sections on such topics as determining solution chemistry, structure and nucleation; probing structure and dynamics at surfaces; and interfaces mapping biomineral and morphology and ultrastructure.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Methods in Enzymology.
1: Investigating Solution Chemistry, Structure, and Nucleation.
2: Development of Accurate Force Fields for the Simulation of Biomineralization.
3: The Integration of Ion Potentiometric Measurements with Chemical, Structural, and Morphological Analysis to Follow Mineralization Reactions in Solution.
4: Investigating the Early Stages of Mineral Precipitation by Potentiometric Titration and Analytical Ultracentrifugation.
5: Replica Exchange Methods in Biomineral Simulations.
6: Saxs in Inorganic and Bioinspired Research.
7: In Situ Solution Study of Calcium Phosphate Crystallization Kinetics.
8: Probing Structure and Dynamics at Surfaces and Interfaces.
9: Design, Fabrication, and Applications of In Situ Fluid Cell TEM.
10: X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy for the Structural Investigation of Self-assembled-monolayer-directed Mineralization.
11: Cryo-tem Analysis of Collagen Fibrillar Structure.
12: Biomimetic Crystallization Techniques In Vitro.
13: Preparation of Organothiol Self-assembled Monolayers for Use in Templated Crystallization.
14: Experimental Techniques for the Growth and Characterization of Silica Biomorphs and Silica Gardens.
15: Precipitation in Liposomes as a Model for Intracellular Biomineralization.
16: Polymer-mediated Growth of Crystals and Mesocrystals.
17: Phage Display for the Discovery of Hydroxyapatite-associated Peptides.
18: Protein Structure, Interactions and Function.
19: Quantitatively and Kinetically Identifying Binding Motifs of Amelogenin Proteins to Mineral Crystals through Biochemical and Spectroscopic Assays.
20: Using the Rosettasurface Algorithm to Predict Protein Structure at Mineral Surfaces.
21: Investigating Protein Function in Biomineralized Tissues Using Molecular Biology Techniques.
22: Mapping Biomineral Morphology and Ultrastructure.
23: Imaging the Nanostructure of Bone and Dentin through Small- and Wide-angle X-ray Scattering.
24: Synchrotron X-ray Nanomechanical Imaging of Mineralized Fiber Composites.
25: Mapping Mineral Chemistry.
26: Application of Total X-ray Scattering Methods and Pair Distribution Function Analysis for Study of Structure of Biominerals.
27: X-ray Microdiffraction of Biominerals.
28: Ftir and Raman Studies of Structure and Bonding in Mineral and Organic–mineral Composites.
29: A Mixed Flow Reactor Method to Synthesize Amorphous Calcium Carbonate under Controlled Chemical Conditions.
Author Index.
Subject Index.