Synthesis of multifunctional Fe(3)O(4) core/hydroxyapatite shell nanocomposites by biomineralization

Superparamagnetic nanoparticles with surface functional groups (-OH, -COOH and -NH(2)) were modified by in situ deposition of hydroxyapatite (HA) on the materials’ surface through the biomineralization process to form Fe(3)O(4) core/hydroxyapatite shell nanocomposites. They possess potential applications as targeted carriers for antitumor drugs and as bone tissue engineering scaffolds by integrating multiple functions into a single nanosystem

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