Hydrogels Based on Natural Polymers

Written By Yu Chen
Hydrogels Based on Natural Polymers
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 23 October 2019
  • ISBN : 0128166185
  • Pages : 552 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Hydrogels Based on Natural Polymers written by Yu Chen which was release on 23 October 2019, this book published by Elsevier. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Hydrogels Based on Natural Polymers presents the latest research on natural polymer-based hydrogels, covering fundamentals, preparation methods, synthetic pathways, advanced properties, major application areas, and novel characterization techniques. The advantages and disadvantages of each natural polymer-based hydrogel are also discussed, enabling preparation tactics for specific properties and applications. Sections cover fundamentals, development, characteristics, structures and properties. Additional chapters cover presentation methods and properties based on natural polymers, including physical and chemical properties, stimuli-responsive properties, self-healing properties, and biological properties. The final section presents major applications areas, including the biomedical field, agriculture, water treatments, and the food industry. This is a highly valuable resource for academic researchers, scientists and advanced students working with hydrogels and natural polymers, as well as across the fields of polymer science, polymer chemistry, plastics engineering, biopolymers and biomaterials. The detailed information will also be of great interest to scientists and R&D professionals, product designers, technicians and engineers across industries. Provides systematic coverage of all aspects of hydrogels based on natural polymers, including fundamentals, preparation methods, properties and characterization Offers a balanced assessment of the specific properties and possibilities offered by different natural polymer-based hydrogels, drawing on innovative research Examines cutting-edge applications across biomedicine, agriculture, water treatments, and the food industry

Hydrogels Based on Natural Polymers

Hydrogels Based on Natural Polymers
  • Author : Yu Chen
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2019-10-23
  • Total pages : 552
  • ISBN : 0128166185
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Summary : Hydrogels Based on Natural Polymers presents the latest research on natural polymer-based hydrogels, covering fundamentals, preparation methods, synthetic pathways, advanced properties, major application areas, and novel characterization techniques. The advantages and disadvantages of each natural polymer-based hydrogel are also discussed, enabling preparation tactics for specific properties and applications. Sections cover ...

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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-14
  • Total pages : 426
  • ISBN : 0128166185
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Summary : The book summarizes in a comprehensive manner many of the recent technical research accomplishments in the area of natural polymers. It discusses the various attempts reporting on solving this problem from the point of view of the chemistry and the structure of natural polymers, highlighting the drawbacks and advantages of ...

Natural Based Polymers for Biomedical Applications

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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2008-08-15
  • Total pages : 832
  • ISBN : 0128166185
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Summary : Polymers from natural sources are particularly useful as biomaterials and in regenerative medicine, given their similarity to the extracellular matrix and other polymers in the human body. This important book reviews the wealth of research on both tried and promising new natural-based biomedical polymers, together with their applications as implantable ...

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  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2013-11-28
  • Total pages : 576
  • ISBN : 0128166185
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Summary : Over 30% of commercial polymers are blends or alloys or one kind or another. Nanostructured blends offer the scientist or plastics engineer a new range of possibilities with characteristics including thermodynamic stablility; the potential to improve material transparency, creep and solvent resistance; the potential to simultaneously increase tensile strength and ductility; ...

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  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2020-02-05
  • Total pages : 150
  • ISBN : 0128166185
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Summary : Alginates are polysaccharides found in both the intercellular matrix of brown algae and extracellularly covering some species of bacteria. Alginate varies in composition of the algae from 20% to 60% dry matter, but on average brown algae species has 40% alginate. Alginate from brown algae occurs as gels containing sodium, calcium, strontium, magnesium, ...

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  • Author : Susheel Kalia
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-08-27
  • Total pages : 356
  • ISBN : 0128166185
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Summary : Natural Polymers-Based Green Adsorbents for Water Treatment focuses on the recent development of novel polymeric adsorbents that are green and eco-friendly or biodegradable in nature. The book reviews the synthesis, properties and adsorption applications of natural and green polymer-based adsorbents. It discusses adsorption processes in biopolymer systems, remediation technologies developed ...

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  • Author : Ololade Olatunji
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-12-24
  • Total pages : 370
  • ISBN : 0128166185
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Summary : This book introduces the most recent innovations in natural polymer applications in the food, construction, electronics, biomedical, pharmaceutical, and engineering industries. The authors provide perspectives from their respective range of industries covering classification, extraction, modification, and application of natural polymers from various sources in nature. They discuss the techniques used ...

Natural Polymers Based Green Adsorbents for Water Treatment

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  • Author : Susheel Kalia
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-09-10
  • Total pages : 356
  • ISBN : 0128166185
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Summary : Natural Polymers-Based Green Adsorbents for Water Treatment focuses on the recent development of novel polymeric adsorbents that are green and eco-friendly or biodegradable in nature. The book reviews the synthesis, properties and adsorption applications of natural and green polymer-based adsorbents. It discusses adsorption processes in biopolymer systems, remediation technologies developed ...

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  • Author : Kokkarachedu Varaprasad,Emmanuel Rotimi Sadiku,Koduri Ramam,Jaragula Jayaramudu,G. Siva Mohan Reddy
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-11-28
  • Total pages : 576
  • ISBN : 0128166185
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Summary : Nanostructured hydrogels represent a unique class of materials that synergizes the advantageous features of hydrogels. Research into nanostructured hydrogels for biomedical applications has seen great progress in recent years owing to their unlimited potential to advance human health. The development of nanotechnology provides opportunities to characterize, manipulate, and organize matter ...

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  • Author : Valentin I Popa
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2021-03-22
  • Total pages : 304
  • ISBN : 0128166185
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Summary : The process of photosynthesis is a potential source of energy and bioproducts. Renewable sources of polymeric materials offer an answer to maintaining sustainable development of economically and ecologically attractive technology. The innovations in the development of materials from biopolymers, preservation of fossil-based raw materials, complete biological degradability, reduction in the ...

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  • Author : Kishor Kumar Sadasivuni,Kalim Deshmukh,Mariam AlAli AlMaadeed
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2019-10-11
  • Total pages : 592
  • ISBN : 0128166185
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Summary : 3D and 4D Printing of Polymer Nanocomposite Materials: Processing, Applications, and Challenges covers advanced 3D and 4D printing processes and the latest developments in novel polymer-based printing materials, thus enabling the reader to understand and benefit from the advantages of this groundbreaking technology. The book presents processes, materials selection, and ...

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  • Author : Jessica Amber Jennings,Joel David Bumgardner
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-09-28
  • Total pages : 296
  • ISBN : 0128166185
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Summary : Chitosan Based Biomaterials: Tissue Engineering and Therapeutics, Volume 2, provides the latest information on chitosan, a natural polymer derived from the marine material chitin. Chitosan displays unique properties, most notably biocompatibility and biodegradability. It can also be easily tuned to modify its structure or properties, making chitosan an excellent candidate as ...

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  • Author : Marina Flores García
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2018
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0128166185
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Summary : The aim of this work is to design a natural polymers-based hydrogel for cell encapsulation of both mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) and neural precursors (NPs). The developed hydrogel properties will be tuned to combine high cell viability and printability using rapid prototyping technologies (3D printing using CellInk technology). The ability ...

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  • Author : Laura Poole-Warren,Penny Martens,Rylie Green
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2015-11-23
  • Total pages : 358
  • ISBN : 0128166185
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Summary : Biosynthetic Polymers for Medical Applications provides the latest information on biopolymers, the polymers that have been produced from living organisms and are biodegradable in nature. These advanced materials are becoming increasingly important for medical applications due to their favorable properties, such as degradability and biocompatibility. This important book provides readers ...

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  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2012-07-18
  • Total pages : 370
  • ISBN : 0128166185
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Summary : Natural Polymers, Biopolymers, Biomaterials, and Their Composites, Blends, and IPNs focuses on the recent advances in natural polymers, biopolymers, biomaterials, and their composites, blends, and IPNs. Biobased polymer blends and composites occupy a unique position in the dynamic world of new biomaterials. The growing need for lubricious coatings and surfaces ...