Biodegradation and Mechanical Integrity of Magnesium and Magnesium Alloys Suitable for Implants [chapter]

S. Gonzlez, E. Pellicer, S. Suriach, M.D. Bar, J. Sort
2013 Biodegradation - Engineering and Technology  
Overall reaction + H O Mg OH + H ® The hydroxide anions generated through the cathodic reaction cause an increase of the pH of the solution [ ] eq. . The formation of a magnesium hydroxide Mg OH layer onto the Biodegradation -Engineering and Technology 314
doi:10.5772/55584 fatcat:4ez4legk3bdvthfpzzeagbaeni