Development of Nanosized Hydroxyapatite from Biowaste for Variety Applications

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Neeranut Kuanchertchoo
Wantana Mongkolvisuit
Warunee Fangtawanit
Dujreutai Pongkao Kashima
Soontaree Tansuwan


Hydroxyapatite, HA (Ca10(PO4)6(OH)2), is an effective inorganic material with high degree of crystallinity and chemical stability. HA was synthesized from disposal waste such as egg shells or cattle bones to reduce production cost. The nanosized HA was obtained from precipitation technique. Many characterization techniques such as TEM, XRD, TGA, FTIR, were used to ascertain HA structure. HA was fabricated in a variety of forms, i.e.; whisker, porous structure and HA substrate with nanofiber.  These products can be applied in biomedical and environmental purposes. In this research work, all processes were carried out with nontoxic chemicals and environmentally friendly substances.


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Kuanchertchoo, N., Mongkolvisuit, W., Fangtawanit, W., Kashima, D. P., & Tansuwan, S. (2019). Development of Nanosized Hydroxyapatite from Biowaste for Variety Applications. Ramkhamhaeng Research Journal of Sciences and Technology, 22(2), 88–97. Retrieved from
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Neeranut Kuanchertchoo, Faculty of Science, Ramkhamhaeng University

Department of Materials Technology, Faculty of Science, Ramkhamhaeng University, Asst. Prof.

Wantana Mongkolvisuit, Faculty of Science and Technology, Rajamangala University of Technology Krungthep

Chemistry program, Department of Science, Faculty of Science and Technology, Rajamangala University of Technology Krungthep, Dr.

Warunee Fangtawanit, Physical Testing Laboratory, Industrial Metrology and Testing Service Centre (MTC), Thailand Institute of  Scientific and Technological Research (TISTR

Physical Testing Laboratory, Industrial Metrology and Testing Service Centre (MTC), Thailand Institute of  Scientific and Technological Research (TISTR),   Senior researcher

Dujreutai Pongkao Kashima, Faculty of Science, Chulalongkorn University

Department of Materials Science, Faculty of Science, Chulalongkorn University, Asst. Prof.

Soontaree Tansuwan, Faculty of Science, Ramkhamhaeng University

Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Ramkhamhaeng University, Assoc. Prof.


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