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 certainly happening and artificial hydrogels provide this classification 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 structures for medicinal drugs or insecticides and scaffolds for tissue engineering and regenerative medication. Biomedical functions of Hydrogels Handbook presents a accomplished description of this diversified type of fabrics, masking either synthesis and houses and a wide variety of analysis and advertisement functions. The instruction manual is split into 4 sections: Stimuli-Sensitive Hydrogels, Hydrogels for Drug supply, Hydrogels for Tissue Engineering, and Hydrogels with designated Properties.

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  • Provides complete insurance of the fundamental technology and functions of a various category of materials

  • Includes either evidently happening and artificial hydrogels

  • Edited and written via global leaders within the field.

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