Contribution of collagen to bone mechanical properties

X. Wang, K. A. Athanasiou, C. M. Agrawal

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Abstract

The mechanical properties of the bone, which vary when the structure of collagen molecules is altered by heat treatment, is determined using a local abattoir. The results indicate that as the heat increases, the bone mechanical properties decreases. This is most likely due to the structure changes of collagen molecules caused by varied temperature.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSouthern Biomedical Engineering Conference - Proceedings
Place of PublicationPiscataway, NJ, United States
PublisherIEEE
Pages112
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 1998
Externally publishedYes
EventProceedings of the 1998 17th Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference - San Antonio, TX, USA
Duration: Feb 6 1998Feb 8 1998

Other

OtherProceedings of the 1998 17th Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference
CitySan Antonio, TX, USA
Period2/6/982/8/98

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Wang, X., Athanasiou, K. A., & Agrawal, C. M. (1998). Contribution of collagen to bone mechanical properties. In Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference - Proceedings (pp. 112). Piscataway, NJ, United States: IEEE.