fluorhydroxyapatite

fluorhydroxyapatite (flôr´hīdrok´sēap´ətīt),

n a member of the family of minerals that make up the basic structure of bones and teeth. It is formed when small amounts of fluoride and teeth mineral react. When higher concentrations of fluoride are involved, the result is the formation of calcium fluoride.
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6] During enamel maturation, F is integrated into the calcium-rich enamel crystals to form fluorhydroxyapatite [various crystallographic substitutions of O[H.
Javadian, Hydrothermal synthesis and characterization of hydroxyapatite and fluorhydroxyapatite nano-size powders, Biomedical Materials, doi:10.
Their proposed scaffold is consisted of polycaprolactone, as a biodegradable polymer, and fluorhydroxyapatite as a bioactive bioceramic material which tout ensemble form a nanocomposite.