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Biological interactions with synthetic polymers.

Karen Dawn Thomas

Biological interactions with synthetic polymers.

by Karen Dawn Thomas

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Published by Aston University. Department of Molecular Sciences in Birmingham .
Written in English


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Thesis (PhD) - Aston University, 1988.

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Open LibraryOL13877060M

volume interactions of neutral polymers etc. The book covers classification of water soluble polymers, processes, properties, uses and applications of water soluble polymers with lot of other information. This book will be very resourceful for new entrepreneurs, existing units, technocrats, researchers and technical libraries. Contents 1. WATER. From the book reviews: “This is an excellent review of the biophysics and chemistry of polymers and their role in drug agent delivery in biological systems. I highly recommend this book for researchers.” (Joseph J. Grenier, , March, ).

Polymers, an international, peer-reviewed Open Access journal. Journals. to new chemical modifications including inorganic hybridation for improving biological interaction, and new roles and applications developed in the last few years that go from membranes for guided regeneration, antimicrobial membranes, drug and gen delivery particles. Biosynthetic Polymers for Medical Applications provides the latest information on biopolymers, the polymers that have been produced from living organisms and are biodegradable in nature. These advanced materials are becoming increasingly important for medical applications due to their favorable properties, such as degradability and biocompatibility.

Polymer Science. This book explains the following topics: Polymers and the Environment, Emulsion Polymerization, Polymer Science Approach to Physico-Chemical Characterization and Processing of Pulse Seeds, Polymer Characterization with the Atomic Force Microscope, Nonconventional Method of Polymer Patterning, The Properties and Application of Carbon Nanostructures, Electrokinetic Potential . Biopolymers are polymers that are produced by living organisms. They are generally polymers of starch. These are composed of monomeric units. They can be classified based on the three main classes based on the formation of structure, length of the polymers that comprehends more than thirteen nuclei monomers or amino acids which are short lengthened amino acids.


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Biological interactions with synthetic polymers by Karen Dawn Thomas Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Handbook of Biodegradable Polymers: Isolation, Synthesis, Characterization andthe complexity of biological environments and experimental methods for monitoring degradation processes. His research interests focus on studying and manipulating the interactions of synthetic materials with various biological moieties in a range of.

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This book is a comprehensive study of the subject of ionic interactions in macromolecules. The first parts of the book review and analyze the conventional treatments of fixed charges (e.g. in polyelectrolytes and polyampholytes), including screening and condensation by mobile ions.

The interaction of ions with less polar sites on the macromolecule (e.g. amide bonds), and the origin of. Interactions of Surfactants with Polymers and Proteins provides a wealth of information for chemists involved in a number of different research areas, including cosmetics, pharmaceutics, foods, paints, pigments, lubrication, ceramics, minerals/materials processing, and biological by: This chapter explains that hydrogel is a network of hydrophilic polymers that absorbs water or biological fluid but does not dissolve.

Hydrogels can be created from a number of water-soluble materials and commonly include synthetic polymers, proteins, and natural molecules. The hydrogen-bonding recognition interactions of nucleobases are a fundamental property of nucleic acid chemistry and associated transcription, translation, and replication functions.

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The Encyclopedia of Biomedical Polymers & Polymeric Biomaterials presents state-of-the-art research and development on the application of novel polymers in a vital area. This groundbreaking work includes the insight of a large number of contributors from around the world who offer a broad-based perspective on a multitude of : Munmaya Mishra.

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Nucleobase interactions play a fundamental role in biological functions, including transcription and translation. Natural nucleic acids like DNA are also widely implemented in material realm such as DNA guided self-assembly of nanomaterials. Inspired by that, polymer chemists have contributed phenomenal endeavors to mimic both the structures and functions of natural nucleic acids in synthetic Cited by: 6.

Perico's research is related to theory and modeling of synthetic and biological macromolecules and their dynamics, assembly, and functions, particularly the interactions among oppositely and similarly charged polyelectrolytes and on the electrostatic effects that promote the formation of complex biomolecular : $ Chemico-Biological Interactions publishes research reports and review articles that examine the molecular, cellular, and/or biochemical basis of toxicologically relevant outcomes.

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Specificity of interactions between polysaccharide helices and β. Biological Interactions with Polymeric Surfaces. About this book. Not too long after the development of several major synthetic polymers, their use in biomedical applications has attracted the attention of many re­ searchers and clinicians.

Over the past few years, interest in the biomedical applications of polymers has grown. for all the various important and critical types of polymers including synthetic, biological, organometallic, and inorganic polymers.

The principle that the basic concepts that apply to one grouping of polymers apply to all the other types of polymers is emphasized. The updating of analytical, physical, and spectral characterization techniques File Size: 6MB. Physical Gels from Biological and Synthetic Polymers - by Madeleine Djabourov May Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this book to your organisation's collection.

Protein-Ligand Interactions: Hydrodynamics and Calorimetry. Oxford University Press, Oxford. This book is dedicated to the field of conductive polymers, focusing on electrical interactions with biological systems.

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Polysaccharides (e.g. heparin/heparin sulfate) are a key component of cell surfaces and the extracelluar matrix and play critical roles in many biological by:. Multivalency is present in many biological and synthetic systems.

Successful application of multivalency depends on a correct understanding of the thermodynamics and kinetics of this phenomenon. In this Article, we address the stability and strength of multivalent bonds with force spectroscopy techniques employing a synthetic adamantane/β-cyclodextrin model system.

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