Fluorapatite crystals, SEM

Fluorapatite crystals, SEM

C036/0448

Rights Managed

Caption

Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of fluorapatite crystals forming a flower-like structure. Often, as here, apatite takes on the form of needles. Apatite is the main mineral content of human bones and teeth. There's a lot of interest in understanding how apatite formation occurs so that it can be replicated to treat decayed tooth enamel.

Release details

Model release not required. Property release not required.

 {{ i.shot_duration ? i.shot_duration + ' ' : '' }}{{ i.shot_uhd ? '4K ' : i.hires ? 'HD ' : '' }}{{ i.spl_number }} R{{ i.license }}

  • Add to board
  • Similar {{ mediaType(i) }}