Silicones

Known as: SILICONE, Silicones [Chemical/Ingredient] 
A broad family of synthetic organosiloxane polymers containing a repeating silicon-oxygen backbone with organic side groups attached via carbon… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Silicone gel-filled breast implants were developed in 1962 but did not fall under the auspices of the U.S. Food and… (More)
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Silk from the silkworm, Bombyx mori, has been used as biomedical suture material for centuries. The unique mechanical properties… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Transobturator tape is an artificial tape designed for urethral suspension to treat female stress urinary incontinence. This tape… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
To evaluate whether alpha-smooth muscle actin (alpha-SMA) plays a role in fibroblast contractility, we first compared the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Electrical actuators were made from films of dielectric elastomers (such as silicones) coated on both sides with compliant… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Nanoscale control of the polymerization of silicon and oxygen determines the structures and properties of a wide range of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
STATEMENT OF PROBLEM The adhesion of microorganisms to a denture surface is a prerequisite for colonization. PURPOSE This study… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
BACKGROUND Chronically abnormal intraocular pressure (IOP) may follow surgery for proliferative vitreoretinopathy (PVR), using… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Complicated retinal detachments (RDs) were successfully managed in 150 eyes of 170 consecutive patients by one surgeon (JLF… (More)
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
When tissue cells are cultured on very thin sheets of cross-linked silicone fluid, the traction forces the cells exert are made… (More)
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