Characterization and degradation of functionalized chitosan with glycidyl methacrylate.

  title={Characterization and degradation of functionalized chitosan with glycidyl methacrylate.},
  author={Nelly Flores-Ram{\'i}rez and Eduardo A Elizalde-Pe{\~n}a and Salom{\'o}n R V{\'a}squez-Garc{\'i}a and Jes{\'u}s Gonz{\'a}lez-Hern{\'a}ndez and Agust{\'i}n Martinez-Ruvalcaba and Isaac Cornelius S{\'a}nchez and Gabriel Luna-B{\'a}rcenas and Ram B. Gupta},
  journal={Journal of biomaterials science. Polymer edition},
  volume={16 4},
The synthesis, characterization and degradation of a hybrid chitosan (CTS)/glycidyl methacrylate (GMA) material are reported. These versatile materials (natural-synthetic materials) are potential candidates for dental restoratives. All materials were characterized by infrared spectroscopy (FT-IR), X-ray diffraction and thermal (DSC) analysis. Particular attention was paid to the thermal stability and chemical resistance of the hybrid CTS materials. From dynamical rheological tests, it was… CONTINUE READING