Supramolecular polymeric hydrogels.

@article{Appel2012SupramolecularPH,
  title={Supramolecular polymeric hydrogels.},
  author={Eric A Appel and Jes{\'u}s Del Barrio and Xian Jun Loh and Oren A Scherman},
  journal={Chemical Society reviews},
  year={2012},
  volume={41 18},
  pages={6195-214}
}
The supramolecular crosslinking of polymer chains in water by specific, directional and dynamic non-covalent interactions has led to the development of novel supramolecular polymeric hydrogels. These aqueous polymeric networks constitute an interesting class of soft materials exhibiting attractive properties such as stimuli-responsiveness and self-healing arising from their dynamic behaviour and that are crucial for a wide variety of emerging applications. We present here a critical review… CONTINUE READING

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