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 : 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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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-08-22
  • 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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  • Publisher : Elsevier
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  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release Date : 2013-11-28
  • Total pages : 576
  • ISBN : 0128166185
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  • Total pages : 304
  • 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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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2019-10-11
  • Total pages : 592
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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2015-11-23
  • Total pages : 358
  • ISBN : 0128166185
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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-10-26
  • Total pages : 510
  • ISBN : 0128166185
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  • Total pages : 588
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Summary : Bionanocomposites: Green Synthesis and Applications provides an in-depth study on the synthesis of a variety of bionanocomposites from different types of raw materials. In addition, the book offers an overview on the synthesis and applications of environmentally friendly bionanocomposites, with an emphasis on bionanocomposites of natural products. Final sections focus ...

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  • Release Date : 2021-11-07
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