dicalcium phosphate


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dicalcium phosphate

(dī-kăl′sē-ŭm fŏs′fāt)
Dibasic calcium phosphate. It is approximately 23% calcium. It is mainly used as a nutrient supplement in breakfast cereals, enriched flour, and as calcium-mineral tablets.
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The dicalcium phosphate used in broiler diets is a non-renewable resource, which makes it difficult to be obtained, and consequently, presents high cost to purchase.
Effects of spent mushroom compost (SMC) and sugar cane bagasse biochar on Olsen P and dicalcium phosphate ([Ca.sub.2]-P) fractions after 14, 60 and 120 days incubation Data are the mean [+ or -] s.d.
Youssefi, "Preparation of anhydrous dicalcium phosphate, DCPA, through sol-gel process, identification and phase transformation evaluation," Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, vol.
This has been done by the same group and published6 in which nano-particles of dicalcium phosphate anhydrous (DCPA) have been synthesized and incorporaed in to dental resin.
[24] found out that, upon synthesized HA at neutral pH 7, secondary phases of calcium deficient HA such as octacalcium phosphate (OCP) and dicalcium phosphate (DCP) also occurred.
Sun, "Nanocomposites with Ca and P[O.sub.4] release: effects of reinforcement, dicalcium phosphate particle size and silanization," Dental Materials, vol.
Examples of these additives include dicalcium phosphate, disodium phosphate, monosodium phosphate, sodium acid pyrophosphate, tricalcium phosphate, and trisodium triphosphate.
The facilities will produce, as finished product, approximately 3 million tonnes of fertiliser products such as DAP/MAP and NP/NPK, as well as approximately 440,000 tonnes of downstream products including purified phosphoric acid (PPA) used in food industries, sodium tripolyphosphate (STPP) used in detergent manufacturing, and dicalcium phosphate and monocalcium phosphate (DCP/MCP) used in the manufacturing of animal feed.
The reason for the increase in the mean concentration of inorganic phosphorus in the caries-free subjects is due to the presence of dicalcium phosphate and trimetaphosphate which increases enamel hardness.
Calcium phosphate cement (CPC) (6), a mixture of equimolar amounts of tetracalcium phosphate (TTCP) and dicalcium phosphate anhydrous (DCPA), has the above attributes needed for use in endodontic treatment, as well as good adaptation to the dentin walls and the ability to set without shrinkage.
Fujicalin is a directly compressible form of dicalcium phosphate anhydrous (DCPA).