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*  Polycarbophil calcium
Chemically, it is a synthetic polymer of polyacrylic acid cross-linked with divinyl glycol, with calcium as a counter-ion. It ...
*  Heparin mimicking polymers
Post polymerization, the polymer chains can be cross-linked to one another thus forming a larger polymer network. The chain ... Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 51: 5230-5238. doi: 10.1002/pola.26953 Hartman, J., et al. "Embolectomy ... Heparin-mimicking polymers can be designed to exhibit shape memory behavior. Heparin mimicking polymers can be characterized by ... glucose modified diamine with pedant monosaccharides are examples of heparin mimicking polymers. Heparin mimicking polymers can ...
*  Hypromellose
On a molecular level, this polymer contains beta-linked D-glucose units that remain metabolically intact for days to weeks. On ... Hypromellose (INN), short for hydroxypropyl methylcellulose (HPMC), is a semisynthetic, inert, viscoelastic polymer used as eye ...
*  Bioresorbable stent
Polymer-based stents have been approved for use in some countries around the world. These are based on poly(L-lactide) (PLLA), ... Other polymers in development include tyrosine poly carbonate and salicylic acid. An example of a naturally dissolving stent is ... Those that have been approved in markets around the world and thus have gained the most traction are based on polymers that are ... polymer similar to that in dissolvable stitches is shaped into a tube made up of zigzag hoops linked together by bridges; drug- ...
*  Nanoparticles for drug delivery to the brain
Other nanoparticles are polymer-based, meaning they are made from a natural polymer such as polylactic acid (PLA), poly D,L- ... A few common polymer materials used for drug delivery studies are polybutyl cyanoacrylate (PBCA), poly(isohexyl cyanoacrylate ... Most polymers used for nanoparticle drug delivery systems are natural, biocompatible, and biodegradable, which helps prevent ... Nanoparticles range in size from 10 - 1000 nm (or 1 µm) and they can be made from natural or artificial polymers, lipids, ...
*  Joint compound
The compound is a complex combination often including water, limestone, expanded perlite, ethylene-vinyl acetate polymer, ...
*  Polystyrene sulfonate
Linear ionic polymers are generally water-soluble, whereas cross-linked materials (called resins) do not dissolve in water. ... These polymers are classified as polysalts and ionomers. Polystyrene sulfonate is usually supplied in either the sodium or ... Polystyrene sulfonates are polymers derived from polystyrene by the addition of sulfonate functional groups. They are widely ... In this way, various salts of the polymer can be prepared, leading to sodium, calcium, and other salts: (CH2CHC6H4SO3H)n + n ...
*  Reversible addition−fragmentation chain-transfer polymerization
... the synthesis of polymers with defined end-groups". Polymers. Elsevier. 46 (19): 8458-8468. doi:10.1016/j.polymer.2004.12.061. ... The Z group primarily affects the stability of the S=C bond and the stability of the adduct radical (Polymer-S-C•(Z)-S-Polymer ... Moad, G.; E. Rizzardo; S. H. Thang (2008). "Radical addition fragmentation chemistry in polymer synthesis". Polymer. 49 (5): ... Specific materials and their applications include polymer-protein and polymer-drug conjugates, mediation of enzyme activity, ...
*  Magnetic nanoparticles
The metallic core of magnetic nanoparticles may be passivated by gentle oxidation, surfactants, polymers and precious metals. ...
*  Coordination polymer
An example of this might be seen in a polymer that contains gas molecules in its normal state, but upon compression the polymer ... A coordination polymer is an inorganic or organometallic polymer structure containing metal cation centers linked by organic ... It can also be described as a polymer whose repeat units are coordination complexes. Coordination polymers contain the subclass ... The polymer can thus act as a solvent sensor that physically changes color in the presence of certain solvents. The color ...
*  Nafion
Journal of Polymer Science: Polymer Physics Edition. 19 (11): 1687-1704. doi:10.1002/pol.1981.180191103. Schmidt-Rohr, K.; Chen ... Solid Polymer Electrolytes, which are made by connecting or depositing electrodes (usually noble metal) to both sides of the ... It is the first of a class of synthetic polymers with ionic properties which are called ionomers. Nafion's unique ionic ... Schuster, M., Ise, M., Fuchs, A., Kreuer, K.D., Maier, J. (2005). Proton and Water Transport in Nano-separated Polymer ...
*  Sporopollenin
... is one of the most chemically inert biological polymers. It is a major component of the tough outer (exine) walls ...
*  Lower critical solution temperature
The phase behavior of polymer solutions is an important property involved in the development and design of most polymer-related ... In the case of polymer solutions, the LCST also depends on polymer degree of polymerization, polydispersity and branching as ... Sanchez, IC and Stone, MT, "Statistical Thermodynamics of Polymer Solutions and Blends" in Polymer Blends Volume 1: Formulation ... research for polymers and polymer solutions. QSAR/QSPR studies constitute an attempt to reduce the trial-and-error element in ...
*  Upper critical solution temperature
The UCST and LCST of polymer mixtures in general depend on polymer degree of polymerization and polydispersity. The seminal ... "Statistical Thermodynamics of Polymer Solutions and Blends" in Polymer Blends Volume 1: Formulation. Edited by D.R. Paul and C ... Some polymer solutions also have a lower critical solution temperature (LCST) or lower bound to a temperature range of partial ... As shown in the diagram, for polymer solutions the LCST is higher than the UCST, so that there is a temperature interval of ...
*  Knotted polymers
... as opposed to other polymer architectures including branched and crosslinked polymers that are formed by two or more polymer ... Polymer architecture Branching (polymer chemistry) Zheng, Yu; Cao, Hongliang; Newland, Ben; Dong, Yixiao; Pandit, Abhay; Wang, ... "Polymer tied in celtic knots". chemistry world. Retrieved 28 May 2013. "Polymers Branch Out". Chemical Processing. Retrieved 23 ... Single Chain Cyclized/Knotted Polymers are a new class of polymer architecture with a general structure consisting of multiple ...
*  Depolymerizable polymers
... or Low-Ceiling Temperature Polymers refer to polymeric materials that can undergo depolymerization to ... depolymerizable polymers and closely related self-immolative polymers can be triggered by stimuli to break fast under moderate ... The first type of the polymers, poly (olefin sulfone), was reported by Snow and Frey in 1943 and was further confirmed by ... The destruction of the polymer substrate was triggered by UV irradiation (~379 nm). Kaitz, Joshua A.; Lee, Olivia P.; Moore, ...
*  Ferroelectric polymers
These types of polymers have played a role in biomedical and robotic applications and liquid crystalline polymers. In 1974, R.B ... These comb-like polymers has mesogenic side chains that are covalently bonded (via flexible spacer units) to the polymer ... Ferroelectric polymers are a group of crystalline polar polymers that are also ferroelectric, meaning that they maintain a ... Two years later, the ferroelectric properties of the same polymer were reported. Throughout the 1970s and 1980s, these polymers ...
*  Spinning (polymers)
First, the polymer being spun must be converted into a fluid state. If the polymer is a thermoplastic then it can be simply ... The polymer melt is produced from the raw materials, and then from the polymer finisher directly pumped to the spinning mill. ... The polymer is in a "gel" state, only partially liquid, which keeps the polymer chains somewhat bound together. These bonds ... Melt spinning is used for polymers that can be melted. The polymer solidifies by cooling after being extruded from the ...
*  Supramolecular polymers
... are a kind of polymers whose monomeric units hold together via highly directional and reversible non- ... Unlike conventional bonded polymers, supramolecular polymers engage in a variety of non-covalent interactions that define their ... Due to the nature of supramolecular polymers, the noncovalent interactions make supramolecular polymers more dynamic and ... these supramolecular polymers-based self-healing materials can restore the initial structure and function of polymers before ...
*  Functional polymers
... are polymers with advanced optic and/or electronic properties. Advantages of functional polymers are low ... Functional polymers can help achieve this goal. Examples of functional polymers are; Semiconducting Conjugated Polymers Stimuli ... Polymer bound substances can spread their activity without endangering people or the environment. The new REACH (Registration, ... Polymers (these allow for responsive drug delivery systems and smart surfaces for cell culture and regenerative medicine.) ...
*  Spinneret (polymers)
A spinneret is a device used to extrude a polymer solution or polymer melt to form fibers. Streams of viscous polymer exit via ... The individual polymer chains tend to align in the fiber because of viscous flow. This airstream liquid-to-fiber formation ... Hollow fiber membrane Spinning (polymers) Textiles Thermal cleaning Li, Norman N. (2008). Advanced membrane technology and ... the spinneret into air or liquid leading to a phase inversion which allows the polymer to solidify. ...
*  MBA Polymers
... was founded in 1994 in the United States by Mike Biddle. The company specializes in recycling durable goods from ... MBA Polymers Ltd is working with The Plastic Bank to develop initiatives to incentivise people around the world to recycle more ... In 2004 MBA Polymers created a joint venture with Guangzhou Iron and Steel Enterprises Holdings Ltd to establish its ... MBA Polymers is a recycling company with operations globally that recovers plastics from end-of-life durable goods. ...
*  Electroactive polymers
... , or EAPs, are polymers that exhibit a change in size or shape when stimulated by an electric field. The ... Ferroelectric polymers are a group of crystalline polar polymers that are also ferroelectric, meaning that they maintain a ... In DMTA a sinusoidal stress is applied to the polymer, and based on the polymer's deformation the elastic modulus and damping ... Examples of ionic EAPS are conductive polymers, ionic polymer-metal composites (IPMCs), and responsive gels. Yet another ...
*  Alamanda Polymers
... , Inc. is a life sciences company that was formed in 2007 that specializes in formation of polyamino acids to ... Alamanda Polymers was formed in 2007 and produces specialized polyamino acids to specific chain links for research purposes. ...
*  Photo conductive polymers
... conduct electricity only in the presence of light. They are insulators or partially conductive in ... Xerography Laser printers Photoconductivity Haarer, D i e t r i c h (1990). PHOTOCONDUCTIVE POLYMERS: STRUCTURE, MECHANISMS AND ... Norio Ise; Iwao Tabushi (4 August 1983). An Introduction to Speciality Polymers. CUP Archive. p. 134. ISBN 978-0-521-24536-4. ...