• proteins
  • Other polymers are made up of proteins such as collagen, and are used in wound dressings and drug delivery microspheres. (managedcaremag.com)
  • This phenomenon is based on the interaction between the positively charged polymer and negatively charged cells or proteins. (wikipedia.org)
  • Because of the small size of the fluidic conduits, nanofluidic structures are naturally applied in situations demanding that samples be handled in exceedingly small quantities, including Coulter counting, analytical separations and determinations of biomolecules, such as proteins and DNA, and facile handling of mass-limited samples. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1995
  • Research on developing fire-safe polymers with more desirable properties is concentrated at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and at the Federal Aviation Administration where a long-term research program on developing fire-safe polymers was begun in 1995. (wikipedia.org)
  • amino
  • In biochemistry, non-coded or non-proteinogenic amino acids are those not naturally encoded or found in the genetic code of any organism. (wikipedia.org)
  • Most bacterial cells walls are formed by peptidoglycan, a polymer composed of amino sugars crosslinked with short oligopeptides bridged between each other. (wikipedia.org)
  • structures
  • Fluids confined in these structures exhibit physical behaviors not observed in larger structures, such as those of micrometer dimensions and above, because the characteristic physical scaling lengths of the fluid, (e.g. (wikipedia.org)
  • Standard photolithography, bulk or surface micromachining, replication techniques (embossing, printing, casting and injection molding), and nuclear track or chemical etching, are commonly used to fabricate structures which exhibit characteristic nanofluidic behavior. (wikipedia.org)
  • Biomaterials
  • J.A. Hayward and D. Chapman, Biomembrane surfaces as models for polymer design: the potential for haemocompatibility, Biomaterials 5 (1984), pp. 135-142. (wikipedia.org)
  • https://doi.org/10.1016/0142-9612(84)90047-4 Retrieved on 2009-02-09 A.L. Lewis, L.A. Tolhurst and P.W. Stratford, Analysis of a phosphorylcholine-based polymer coating on a coronary stent pre- and post-implantation, Biomaterials 23 (2002), pp. 1697-1706. (wikipedia.org)
  • materials
  • These materials range from crystals to ceramics and even some polymers. (prezi.com)
  • Fire-safe polymers also find application as adhesives in aerospace materials, insulation for electronics, and in military materials such as canvas tenting. (wikipedia.org)
  • The IBM nanomedicine polymer program - which started in IBM's Research labs four years ago with the mission to improve human health - stems from decades of materials development traditionally used for semiconductor technologies. (ibm.com)
  • Nanostructures can be fabricated as single cylindrical channels, nanoslits, or nanochannel arrays from materials such as silicon, glass, polymers (e.g. (wikipedia.org)
  • form
  • Polylysine exhibits high positive charge density which allows it to form soluble complexes with negatively charged macromolecules. (wikipedia.org)
  • The selective intercalation of ions such as benzenedicarboxylates and nitrophenols has importance because these are produced in isomeric mixtures from crude oil residues, and it is often desirable to isolate a single form, for instance in the production of polymers. (wikipedia.org)
  • In its pure form it exists as a polymer, (SiO2)n. (wikipedia.org)
  • examples
  • Naturally occurring (i.e., mineralogical) examples of LDH are classified as members of the hydrotalcite supergroup, named after the Mg-Al carbonate hydrotalcite, which is the longest-known example of a natural LDH phase. (wikipedia.org)
  • similar
  • Those that have been approved in markets around the world and thus have gained the most traction are based on polymers that are similar to those used in dissolvable stitches. (wikipedia.org)
  • high
  • This is true in cases of high dimensionality, when the Hamiltonian includes long-range forces, or when the particles are extended (e.g., polymers). (wikipedia.org)
  • glass
  • In 1893, Edward Drummond Libbey exhibited a dress at the World's Columbian Exposition incorporating glass fibers with the diameter and texture of silk fibers. (wikipedia.org)
  • development
  • The creation of this PHA recombinant polymer may not appear to be an important development, but the impact of this remarkable material and the process to manufacture it is likely to be immense because of its potential use in heart valve replacement and organ, tendon, and ligament harvesting. (managedcaremag.com)
  • Other polymers in development include tyrosine poly carbonate and salicylic acid. (wikipedia.org)
  • science
  • The Center for UMass/Industry Research on Polymers (CUMIRP) was established in 1980 in Amherst, MA as a concentrated cluster of scientists from both academia and industry for the purpose of polymer science and engineering research. (wikipedia.org)
  • made
  • The product, Tephaflex Absorbable Suture, is made from a specific type of polyester derived from the class of polymers called polyhydroxyalkanoates, or PHAs. (managedcaremag.com)
  • Tephaflex Absorbable Suture is the first absorbable polymer suture made from material isolated from bacteria that have been modified using recombinant DNA technology and tailored to meet specific needs for a biopolymer. (managedcaremag.com)
  • present
  • The expression "content of insoluble polymer fractions (IF)" is understood to mean, for the purposes of the present invention, the content of polymers insoluble in dimethylformamide (DMF). (allindianpatents.com)
  • Not only is the coating non-thrombogenic, but it also exhibits other features that should be present when applying such a material to a medical device for long-term implantation. (wikipedia.org)
  • drug
  • Cisplatin-Loaded Polymer-Metal Complex Micelle with Time-Modulated Decaying Property as a Novel Drug Delivery System," Pharmaceutical Research 2001, vol. 18, No. 7, pp. 1035-1041. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • Specifically, the Absorb naturally dissolving stent has been investigated in single-arm trials and in randomized trials comparing it to a drug-eluting stent (DES). (wikipedia.org)
  • time
  • These are based on poly(L-lactide) (PLLA), chosen because it is able to maintain a radially strong scaffold that breaks down over time into lactic acid, a naturally occurring molecule that the body can use for metabolism. (wikipedia.org)
  • purpose
  • A bioresorbable stent, (also called biodegradable, or naturally-dissolving) serves the same purpose, but is manufactured from a material that may dissolve or be absorbed in the body. (wikipedia.org)
  • cells
  • Antibodies against phosphorylcholine are naturally occurring autoantibodies that are created by CD5+/B-1 B cells and are referred to as non-pathogenic autoantibodies. (wikipedia.org)
  • solution
  • 1971). Soon thereafter it was shown that phosphate-linked oligomers of the analogues do in fact exhibit hypochromicity in the presence of RNA and DNA in solution (Seita et al. (wikipedia.org)