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 in keeping with cent water. The superabsorbency and permeability of evidently taking place and artificial hydrogels supply this category of fabrics an grand array of makes use of. those makes use of variety from wound dressings and epidermis grafts to oxygen-permeable touch lenses to biodegradable supply platforms for medicinal drugs or insecticides and scaffolds for tissue engineering and regenerative medication. Biomedical functions of Hydrogels Handbook offers a finished description of this diversified classification of fabrics, masking either synthesis and homes and a huge diversity 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 precise Properties.

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  • Provides finished assurance of the elemental technology and functions of a various category of materials

  • Includes either certainly happening and artificial hydrogels

  • Edited and written by means of international leaders within the field.

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