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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 23 October 2019
  • ISBN : 9780128166185
  • Page : 552 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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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

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Hydrogels Based on Natural Polymers

Hydrogels Based on Natural Polymers
  • Author : Yu Chen
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2019-10-23
  • ISBN : 9780128166185
GET THIS BOOKHydrogels Based on Natural Polymers

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

Natural-Based Polymers for Biomedical Applications

Natural-Based Polymers for Biomedical Applications
  • Author : Rui L. Reis,Nuno M. Neves,Joao F. Mano,Manuela E. Gomes,Alexandra P. Marques,Helena S. Azevedo
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2008-08-15
  • ISBN : 9781845694814
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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 biomaterials, controlled-release carriers or scaffolds for tissue engineering. The first part of the book reviews the sources, processing and properties of natural-based polymers for biomedical applications. Part two describes how

Natural Polymers–Based Green Adsorbents for Water Treatment

Natural Polymers–Based Green Adsorbents for Water Treatment
  • Author : Susheel Kalia
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-08-22
  • ISBN : 9780128205426
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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 to remove environmental pollutants, the usage of natural polymer-based cost-effective and green novel adsorbent materials for the removal of organic and inorganic contaminants, and the efficiency of functionalized polymers, nanosorbents,

Bio Monomers for Green Polymeric Composite Materials

Bio Monomers for Green Polymeric Composite Materials
  • Author : Visakh P. M.,Oguz Bayraktar,Gopalakrishnan Menon
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2019-10-21
  • ISBN : 9781119301646
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Presents new and innovative bio-based monomers to replace traditional petrochemical-based building blocks Featuring contributions from top experts in the field, this book discusses new developments in the area of bio monomers and green polymeric composite materials. It covers bio monomers, green polymeric composites, composites from renewable resources, bio-sourced polymers, green composites, biodegradation, processing methods, green polymeric gels, and green polymeric membranes. Each chapter in Bio Monomers for Green Polymeric Composites Materials presents the most recent research and technological ideas in

Natural Polymers

Natural Polymers
  • Author : Maya J. John,Sabu Thomas
  • Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Release Date : 2012
  • ISBN : 9781849734035
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This two volume set provides a valuable reference on natural polymer composites, including both natural and protein fibres, and natural polymer nanocomposites.

Polymer Gels

Polymer Gels
  • Author : Vijay Kumar Thakur,Manju Kumari Thakur
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-08-07
  • ISBN : 9789811060830
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This book addresses a range of synthesis and characterization techniques that are critical for tailoring and broadening the various aspects of polymer gels, as well as the numerous advantages that polymer gel-based materials offer. It presents a comprehensive collection of chapters on the recent advances and developments in the science and fundamentals of both synthetic and natural polymer-based gels. Topics covered include: synthesis and structure of physically/chemically cross-linked polymer-gels/polymeric nanogels; gel formation through non-covalent cross-linking; molecular design and

Cellulose-Based Superabsorbent Hydrogels

Cellulose-Based Superabsorbent Hydrogels
  • Author : Md. Ibrahim H. Mondal
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-03-31
  • ISBN : 3319778293
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With the prospect of revolutionizing specific technologies, this book highlights the most exciting and impactful current research in the fields of cellulose-based superabsorbent hydrogels with their smart applications. The book assembles the newest synthetic routes, characterization methods, and applications in the emergent area. Leading experts in the field have contributed chapters representative of their most recent research results, shedding light on the enormous potential of this field and thoroughly presenting cellulose-based hydrogel functioning materials. The book is intended for the

Biomedical Applications of Polymeric Materials and Composites

Biomedical Applications of Polymeric Materials and Composites
  • Author : Raju Francis,D. Sakthi Kumar
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2016-12-19
  • ISBN : 9783527338368
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With its content taken from only the very latest results, this is an extensive summary of the various polymeric materials used for biomedical applications. Following an introduction listing various functional polymers, including conductive, biocompatible and conjugated polymers, the book goes on to discuss different synthetic polymers that can be used, for example, as hydrogels, biochemical sensors, functional surfaces, and natural degradable materials. Throughout, the focus is on applications, with worked examples for training purposes as well as case studies included.

Polysaccharide Hydrogels

Polysaccharide Hydrogels
  • Author : Pietro Matricardi,Franco Alhaique,Tommasina Coviello
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2016-01-05
  • ISBN : 9789814613620
GET THIS BOOKPolysaccharide Hydrogels

Hydrogels are an emerging area of interest in medicine as well as pharmaceutics, and their physico-chemical characterization is fundamental to their practical applications. Compared with synthetic polymers, polysaccharides that are widely present in living organisms and come from renewable sources are extremely advantageous for hydrogel formation. Furthermore, polysaccharides are usually non-toxic and biocompatible and show a number of peculiar physico-chemical properties that make them suitable for a wide variety of biomedical applications. This book bridges the gap between the preparation

Natural Polymers

Natural Polymers
  • Author : Ololade Olatunji
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-12-24
  • ISBN : 9783319264141
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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 in analysis of natural polymers in various systems incorporating natural polymers as well as their intrinsic properties.

Hydrogels

Hydrogels
  • Author : Lacramioara Popa,Mihaela Violeta Ghica,Cristina Dinu-Pirvu
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2019-04-10
  • ISBN : 9781789858754
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Hydrogels, as three-dimensional polymer networks, are able to retain a large amount of water in their swollen state. The biomedical application of hydrogels was initially hampered by the toxicity of cross-linking agents and the limitations of hydrogel formation under physiological conditions. However, emerging knowledge in polymer chemistry and an increased understanding of biological processes have resulted in the design of versatile materials and minimally invasive therapies.The novel but challenging properties of hydrogels are attracting the attention of researchers in

Emerging Concepts in Analysis and Applications of Hydrogels

Emerging Concepts in Analysis and Applications of Hydrogels
  • Author : Sutapa Biswas Majee
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2016-08-24
  • ISBN : 9789535125099
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This book is an Up-to-date and authoritative account on physicochemical principles, pharmaceutical and biomedical applications of hydrogels. It consists of eight contributions from different authors highlighting properties and synthesis of hydrogels, their characterization by various instrumental methods of analysis, comprehensive review on stimuli-responsive hydrogels and their diverse applications, and a special section on self-healing hydrogels. Thus, this book will equip academia and industry with adequate basic and applied principles related to hydrogels.

Natural Polymers

Natural Polymers
  • Author : Saiqa Ikram,Shakeel Ahmed
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2017-01-01
  • ISBN : 1536104264
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The book Natural Polymers: Derivatives, Blends and Composites Volume II is an edited volume comprised of fifteen chapters from different experts working in the area of natural polymers. Natural polymers are finding applications in fields of packaging, medicine, pharmaceutics, biomedicine, textiles and many others. This book gives detailed insight into all aspects of natural polymers to the latest trends in the development of new products. This book will hopefully be supportive to scientists, researchers, academicians and students in different disciplines.

Chitosan-Based Hydrogels

Chitosan-Based Hydrogels
  • Author : Kangde Yao,Junjie Li,Fanglian Yao,Yuji Yin
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2016-04-19
  • ISBN : 9781439821152
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Due to their unique properties, chitosan-based materials have emerged as useful resources in a variety of medicines, drug controlled-release carriers, tissue engineering scaffolds, and immobilized enzymes. But many of these materials have yet to reach the commercial market. Therefore, more work must be completed to fill the gap between research and production. Exploring the state of the field, Chitosan-Based Hydrogels: Functions and Applications details the latest progress in the research and development of chitosan-based biomaterials. The book introduces the formation

Natural Polymers in Wound Healing and Repair

Natural Polymers in Wound Healing and Repair
  • Author : Mahesh K. Sah,Naresh Kasoju,Joao F. Mano
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2022-07-01
  • ISBN : 9780323905152
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Natural Polymers in Wound Healing and Repair: From Basic Concepts to Emerging Trends presents comprehensive coverage on the development and application of natural polymers in wound healing and repair, including fundamental concepts, traditional approaches, cutting-edge methods and emerging trends. The application of natural polymers has evolved from their use in the simplest wound management material, to drug eluting matrices, to cell-laden constructs, and to 3D bio-printed skin equivalents. This book reflects the remarkable progress that has been made in recent