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Biomineralization: Crystals competing for space

Citation
Sommerdijk NAMJ & Cusack M (2014) Biomineralization: Crystals competing for space, Nature Materials, 13 (12), pp. 1078-1079.

Abstract
Analysis of the growth patterns of calcitic prisms within the shell of the fan molluscPinna nobilisshows that growth can be predicted using grain theory and that the organic casings of the prisms set the thermodynamic boundaries.

Keywords
biomineralization

StatusPublished
AuthorsSommerdijk Nico A J M, Cusack Maggie
Publication date12/2014
Publication date online20/11/2014
PublisherSpringer Nature
ISSN 1476-1122
LanguageEnglish

Journal
Nature Materials: Volume 13, Issue 12 (2014)

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