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Moules and frites – who knew?

February 17, 2012
by ken

Mussels serve as model for innovative dental implant coating – from Dental Tribune International

GIEßEN, Germany: Researchers from the Institute of Organic Chemistry at the Justus Liebig University Gießen have developed a synthetic compound that imitates the adhesive ability of mussels. These new tripodal metal ligands achieve a more permanent and more stable surface coating on bones and teeth, which offers new alternatives for dental implantology.

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