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Issue 35, 2010
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Morphology and structure of organosilica hybrid particles derived from tetramethoxysilane and vinyltrimethoxysilane via a catalyst-free sol–gel route

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Abstract

Organosilica hybrid particles were derived for the first time from a catalyst-free neutral sol–gel system of vinyltrimethoxysilane, tetramethoxysilane, ethanol, and water and consisted of T species (CH2[double bond, length as m-dash]CH–Si(–O–Si)n(OH, OCH3)3−n, n = 2 and 3) and Q species (Si(–O–Si)n(OH, OCH3)4−n, n = 2, 3, and 4). After combined with poly(methylmethacrylate) and CaCl2, they induced deposition of bioactive apatite in the Kokubo's simulated body fluid and are applicable for bone regeneration.

Graphical abstract: Morphology and structure of organosilica hybrid particles derived from tetramethoxysilane and vinyltrimethoxysilane via a catalyst-free sol–gel route

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The article was received on 21 May 2010, accepted on 20 Jul 2010 and first published on 09 Aug 2010


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C0JM01546F
Citation: J. Mater. Chem., 2010,20, 7337-7339
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    Morphology and structure of organosilica hybrid particles derived from tetramethoxysilane and vinyltrimethoxysilane via a catalyst-free sol–gel route

    S. Chen, A. Osaka, S. Hayakawa, Y. Shirosaki and K. Tsuru, J. Mater. Chem., 2010, 20, 7337
    DOI: 10.1039/C0JM01546F

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