International Journal of Biomedical Materials Research

Volume 8, Issue 1, June 2020

  • Impact of Rational Logging on the Regeneration of Plant Species in the South-West of the Central African Republic

    Innocent Kossa Koyakodo, Fidèle Mialoundama, Guy Gildas Sosthène Zima

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, June 2020
    Pages: 1-7
    Received: 18 March 2019
    Accepted: 23 June 2019
    Published: 19 May 2020
    Abstract: Nowadays, logging must be practiced in a rational manner in order to reduce the negative impacts on the environment and thus leading to the perpetuation of natural resources. This study was carried out in one of the concessions of logging companyVicwood Centrafrique «VICA»” in the South-West of the Central African Republic. The objective was to eva... Show More
  • Mesoporous Silica-Coated β-TCP Granules Prepared Using Alginate and In vitro Evaluation

    Atsumasa Shishido, Yudai Shigarami, Erath Beeran Ansar, Hari Krishna Varma, Yoshiyuki Yokogawa

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, June 2020
    Pages: 8-13
    Received: 9 June 2020
    Accepted: 23 June 2020
    Published: 13 July 2020
    Abstract: β-Tricalcium phosphate (β-TCP) is widely used, along with bone-derived growth factor, due to its poor osteogenic ability. Mesoporous silica (MPS)-coated β-tricalcium phosphate (β-TCP) granules were prepared to improve protein loading capability, and in vitro evaluations of this material were carried out. β-TCP powder containing 2 wt% Al2O3 and 6 wt... Show More