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Peptoids useful for the mineralization of apatite

United States Patent

September 19, 2017
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The present invention provides for a bio-mimetic polymer capable of catalyzing or mineralizing calcium ion and phosphate ions into an apatite.
Zuckermann; Ronald N. (El Cerrito, CA), De Yoreo; James J. (Clayton, CA), Chen; Chun-Long (Albany, CA), Chien; Yung-Ching (Foster City, CA), Marshall; Grayson W. (Larkspur, CA), Marshall; Sally J. (Larkspur, CA), Saeki; Kuniko (San Francisco, CA)
The Regents of the University of California (Oakland, CA)
14/ 221,179
March 20, 2014
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENTAL SUPPORT The invention described and claimed herein was made in part utilizing funds supplied by the U.S. Department of Energy under Contract No. DE-AC02-05CH11231 and the National Institutes of Health under Grant Nos. R01DE016849-06A1 and R01DE003223-36. The government has certain rights in this invention.