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Hydrolytic degradation of polyglycolic acid: Tensile strength and crystallinity study
The hydrolytic degradation of polyglycolic acid (PGA) was studied by examining the changes of tensile strength and the level of crystallinity of the suture material. It was found that the breakingExpand
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Synthesis, characterization of biodegradable dextran–allyl isocyanate–ethylamine/polyethylene glycol–diacrylate hydrogels and their in vitro release of albumin
Abstract Based on dextran–allyl isocyanate–ethylamine (Dex-AE) and polyethylene glycol–diacrylate (PEGDA), a pH sensitive biodegradable hydrogel with improved protein release was prepared through UVExpand
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Textile-Based Biomaterials for Surgical Applications
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Degradation phenomena of two linear aliphatic polyester fibres used in medicine and surgery
Abstract The changes of pH levels and tensile breaking strength of two synthetic biodegradable polymers, polyglycolic acid and poly(glycolide-lactide) were examined as a function of time of immersionExpand
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Biodegradable arginine-based poly(ether ester amide)s as a non-viral DNA delivery vector and their structure–function study
The goal of this study is to develop a new family of L-arginine based poly(ether ester amide)s (Arg-PEEAs) as non-viral gene delivery vectors and study their structure–biological functionExpand
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Wound closure biomaterials and devices
Introduction, C.C. Chu Wound Healing and Inflammatory Response to Biomaterials, P.H. Lin, M.K. Hirko, J.A. von Fraunhofer, and H.P. Greisler Introduction Biological Tissues Inflammation and WoundExpand
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Biodegradable functional poly(ester amide)s with pendant hydroxyl functional groups: synthesis, characterization, fabrication and in vitro cellular response.
The synthesis of a new family of biodegradable α-amino acid poly(ester amide)s (AA-PEAs) with pendant benzyl ether groups and hydroxyl functional groups is reported. The synthetic strategy employsExpand
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Synthesis of temperature sensitive PNIPAAm cryogels in organic solvent with improved properties
We have demonstrated a new strategy for preparing poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) (PNIPAAm) gel with significantly improved properties by polymerization–crosslinking in organic solvent (dimethylExpand
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A responsive poly(N-isopropylacrylamide)/poly(ethylene glycol) diacrylate hydrogel microsphere
A responsive hydrogel microsphere, which is constituted by poly(N-isopropylacrylamide)/poly(ethylene glycol) diacrylate, was fabricated in an aqueous two-phase system based on the polymer–polymerExpand
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