Biomedical Applications of Hydrogels Handbook by Raphael M. Ottenbrite,Kinam Park,Teruo Okano,Nicholas A.

By Raphael M. Ottenbrite,Kinam Park,Teruo Okano,Nicholas A. Peppas

Hydrogels are networks of polymer chains which may produce a colloidal gel containing over ninety nine consistent with cent water. The superabsorbency and permeability of clearly happening and artificial hydrogels supply this category of fabrics an awesome array of makes use of. those makes use of variety from wound dressings and pores and skin grafts to oxygen-permeable touch lenses to biodegradable supply platforms for medicines or insecticides and scaffolds for tissue engineering and regenerative drugs. Biomedical functions of Hydrogels Handbook presents a complete description of this assorted type of fabrics, masking either synthesis and houses and a extensive diversity of analysis and advertisement purposes. The instruction manual is split into 4 sections: Stimuli-Sensitive Hydrogels, Hydrogels for Drug supply, Hydrogels for Tissue Engineering, and Hydrogels with special Properties.

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  • Provides complete assurance of the elemental technological know-how and purposes of a various type of materials

  • Includes either evidently taking place and artificial hydrogels

  • Edited and written by way of global leaders within the field.

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