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On the Future Design of Bio‐Inspired Polyetheretherketone Dental Implants

On the Future Design of Bio‐Inspired Polyetheretherketone Dental Implants

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KNAUS, Jennifer, Dietmar SCHAFFARCZYK, Helmut CÖLFEN, 2019. On the Future Design of Bio‐Inspired Polyetheretherketone Dental Implants. In: Macromolecular Bioscience. ISSN 1616-5187. eISSN 1616-5195. Available under: doi: 10.1002/mabi.201900239

@article{Knaus2019Futur-47266, title={On the Future Design of Bio‐Inspired Polyetheretherketone Dental Implants}, year={2019}, doi={10.1002/mabi.201900239}, issn={1616-5187}, journal={Macromolecular Bioscience}, author={Knaus, Jennifer and Schaffarczyk, Dietmar and Cölfen, Helmut} }

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