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The provision of nutrients is imperative in order to maintain healthy bone structure. Bones are composed of dense connective tissues that are consistently reforming making it difficult for simple diffusion of large signaling molecules to occur. Fully understanding the rate at which nutrients, minerals, and waste travel throughout bone could lead to solutions to problems such as bone illnesses, breaks, and integration of prosthetics in the human body. Enhanced targeted medication delivery can be established as well.

Publication Date

9-6-2012

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Biochemical and Biomolecular Engineering | Chemical Engineering | Engineering

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Student Researcher: Mariela Gonzalez-Nieves

Faculty Advisor: Joanne M. Belovich

The Study of Bone Diffusion in Canine Tibia

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