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Biomedical Applications of Polymeric Materials and Composites

Biomedical Applications of Polymeric Materials and Composites Book
Author : Raju Francis,D. Sakthi Kumar
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2016-12-19
ISBN : 3527338365
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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With its content taken from only the very latest results, this is an extensive summary of the various polymeric materials used for biomedical applications. Following an introduction listing various functional polymers, including conductive, biocompatible and conjugated polymers, the book goes on to discuss different synthetic polymers that can be used, for example, as hydrogels, biochemical sensors, functional surfaces, and natural degradable materials. Throughout, the focus is on applications, with worked examples for training purposes as well as case studies included. The whole is rounded off with a look at future trends.

Bioresponsive Polymers

Bioresponsive Polymers Book
Author : Deepa H. Patel
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2020-10-09
ISBN : 1000517594
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This volume, Bioresponsive Polymers: Design and Application in Drug Delivery, focuses on recent advancements in bioresponsive polymers and their design, characterization, and applications in varied fields, such as drug delivery and gene delivery. It looks at several carriers for drug delivery and biological molecules using different bioresponsive polymers. To address the many difficulties in existing dosage forms, this book provides information on recent developments to overcome drawbacks of conventional forms of the drug delivery. The chapters cover most areas of bioresponsive polymers, starting with a basic introduction to bioresponsive polymers, followed by chapters on design, characterization, and mechanism of bioresponsive polymers; and applications of drug and gene delivery using bioresponsive polymers via oral, topical, nasal, ocular, and parenteral methods. The book also reviews recent advancements in bioresponsive polymers and advanced applications, such as engineering particulate moieties, biomedical applications, hydrogels as emerging therapy, and electrochemical responses, bioresponsive nanoparticles, and bioresponsive hydrogels.

Functional Polymers for Nanomedicine

Functional Polymers for Nanomedicine Book
Author : Youqing Shen
Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
Release : 2013
ISBN : 1849736200
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Interest in the application of nanotechnology to medicine has surged in recent years and could transform the way we diagnose, treat and prevent diseases such as cancer. However, the clinical success of nanomedicine is limited because of problems with toxicity and therapeutic efficacy. To overcome this it is essential to produce new nanosystems with specific functions, which can be achieved by designing new polymers with particular properties that can be used for nanomedicine. Functional Polymers for Nanomedicine provides a complete overview of the different strategies for designing polymers for nanomedicine applications. The first part of the book looks at the current problems and direction in nanomedicine including a review of current design and targeting of nanocarriers. The second part explores the design of polymers with different functions including hyperbranched polymers, polymersomes, polysaccharides, polymeric micelles and zwitterionic polymers and their applications in gene therapy and drug delivery. This timely book is edited by a leading scientist in nanomedicine and provides a suitable introduction and reference source for advanced undergraduates, postgraduates and academic and industrial researchers in polymer science, nanotechnology and pharmacy interested in materials for medical applications.

Polymer Gels

Polymer Gels Book
Author : Vijay Kumar Thakur,Manju Kumari Thakur,Stefan Ioan Voicu
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2018-02-12
ISBN : 9811060800
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book summarizes the recent advances in the science and engineering of polymer-gel-based materials in different fields. It also discusses the extensive research developments for the next generation of smart materials. It takes an in-depth look at the current perspectives and market opportunities while pointing to new possibilities and applications. The book addresses important topics such as stimuli responsive polymeric nanoparticles for cancer therapy; polymer gel containing metallic materials; chemotherapeutic applications in oncology; conducting polymer-based gels and their applications in biological sensors; imprinted polymeric gels for pharmaceutical and biomedical purposes; applications of biopolymeric gels in the agricultural sector; application of polymer gels and their nanocomposites in electrochemistry; smart polyelectrolyte gels as a platform for biomedical applications; agro-based polymer gels and their application in purification of industrial water wastes; polymer gel composites for bio-applications. It will be of interest to researchers working in both industry and academia.

High Performance Functional Bio based Polymers for Skin contact Products

High Performance Functional Bio based Polymers for Skin contact Products Book
Author : Maria Beatrice Coltelli,Serena Danti
Publisher : MDPI
Release : 2021-01-14
ISBN : 3039438611
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Beauty masks, diapers, wound dressings, wipes, protective clothes and biomedical products: all these high-value and/or large-volume products must be highly compatible with human skin and they should have specific functional properties, such as anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties. They are currently partially or totally produced using fossil-based sources, with evident issues linked to their end of life, as their waste generates an increasing environmental concern. On the contrary, biopolymers and active biomolecules from biobased sources could be used to produce new materials that are highly compatible with the skin and also biodegradable. The final products can be obtained by exploiting safe and smart nanotechnologies such as the extrusion of bionanocomposites and electrospinning/electrospray, as well as innovative surface modification and control methodologies. For all these reasons, recently, many researchers, such as those involved in the European POLYBIOSKIN project activities, have been working in the field of biomaterials with anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties, as well as biobased materials which are renewable and biodegradable. The present book gathered research and review papers dedicated to materials and technologies for high-performance products where the attention paid to health and environmental impact is efficiently integrated, considering both the skin-compatibility of the selected materials and their source/end of life.

Responsive Membranes and Materials

Responsive Membranes and Materials Book
Author : D. Bhattacharyya,Thomas Schäfer,S. R. Wickramasinghe,Sylvia Daunert
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2012-11-26
ISBN : 1118389549
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The development of new multifunctional membranes and materials which respond to external stimuli, such as pH, temperature, light, biochemicals or magnetic or electrical signals, represents new approaches to separations, reactions, or recognitions. With multiple cooperative functions, responsive membranes and materials have applications which range from biopharmaceutical, to drug delivery systems to water treatment. This book covers recent advances in the generation and application of responsive materials and includes: Development and design of responsive membranes and materials Carbon nanotube membranes Tunable separations, reactions and nanoparticle synthesis Responsive membranes for water treatment Pore-filled membranes for drug release Biologically-inspired responsive materials and hydrogels Biomimetic polymer gels Responsive Membranes and Materials provides a cutting-edge resource for researchers and scientists in membrane science and technology, as well as specialists in separations, biomaterials, bionanotechnology, drug delivery, polymers, and functional materials.

Microfabrication of Stimuli Responsive Polymers

Microfabrication of Stimuli Responsive Polymers Book
Author : Chuanliang Feng
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2021-05-08
ISBN : 9813368691
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Advanced Functional Polymers for Biomedical Applications

Advanced Functional Polymers for Biomedical Applications Book
Author : Masoud Mozafari,Narendra Pal Singh Chauhan
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2019-06-14
ISBN : 0128166045
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Advanced Functional Polymers for Biomedical Applications presents novel techniques for the preparation and characterization of functionalized polymers, enabling researchers, scientists and engineers to understand and utilize their enhanced functionality in a range of cutting-edge biomedical applications. Provides systematic coverage of the major types of functional polymers, discussing their properties, preparation techniques and potential applications Presents new synthetic approaches alongside the very latest polymer processing and characterization methods Unlocks the potential of functional polymers to support ground-breaking techniques for drug and gene delivery, diagnostics, tissue engineering and regenerative medicine

Engineering Drug Delivery Systems

Engineering Drug Delivery Systems Book
Author : Ali Seyfoddin,Seyedehsara Masoomi Dezfooli,Carol Ann Greene
Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
Release : 2019-11-15
ISBN : 0081025491
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Engineering Drug Delivery Systems is an essential resource on a variety of biomaterials engineering approaches for creating drug delivery systems that have market and therapeutic potential. The book comprehensively discusses recent advances in the fields of biomaterials and biomedical sciences in relation to drug delivery. Chapters provide a detailed introduction to various engineering approaches in designing drug delivery systems, delve into the engineering of body functions, cover the selection, design and evaluation of biomaterials, and discuss the engineering of colloids as drug carriers. The book's final chapters address the engineering of implantable drug delivery systems and advances in drug delivery technology. This book is an invaluable resource for drug delivery, materials scientists and bioengineers within the pharmaceutical industry. Examines the properties and synthesis of biomaterials for successful drug delivery Discusses the important connection between drug delivery and tissue engineering Includes techniques and approaches applicable to a wide range of users Reviews innovative technologies in drug delivery systems such as 3-D printed devices for drug delivery

Polymer Preprints Japan

Polymer Preprints  Japan Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2008
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Stimuli Responsive Polymer Systems Recent Manufacturing Techniques and Applications

Stimuli Responsive Polymer Systems   Recent Manufacturing Techniques and Applications Book
Author : Akif Kaynak,Ali Zolfagharian
Publisher : MDPI
Release : 2019-09-17
ISBN : 3039214837
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Stimuli-responsive polymer systems can be defined as functional materials that show physical or chemical property changes in response to external stimuli such as temperature, radiation, chemical agents, pH, mechanical stress, and electric and magnetic fields. Recent developments in manufacturing techniques have facilitated the production of a wide range of stimuli-responsive polymer systems, such as micro- and nanoscale structures, with potential applications in soft sensors and actuators, smart textiles, soft robots, and artificial muscles. This book brings together the recent progress in manufacturing techniques, with particular emphasis on 3D and 4D printing and applications of stimuli-responsive polymer systems in biomedicine and soft robotics.

Micropatterned Multiplexed Biofunctionalized Surfaces

Micropatterned Multiplexed Biofunctionalized Surfaces Book
Author : Parijat Bhatnagar
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2007
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Hydrogel Micro and Nanoparticles

Hydrogel Micro and Nanoparticles Book
Author : L. Andrew Lyon,Michael Joseph Serpe
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2012-09-24
ISBN : 3527646442
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The book provides experienced as well as young researchers with a topical view of the vibrant field of soft nanotechnology. In addition to elucidating the underlying concepts and principles that drive continued innovation, major parts of each chapter are devoted to detailed discussions of potential and already realized applications of micro- and nanogel- based materials. Examples of the diverse areas impacted by these materials are biocompatible coatings for implants, films for controlled drug release, self-healing soft materials and responsive hydrogels that react to varying pH conditions, temperature or light.

Chemoresponsive Materials

Chemoresponsive Materials Book
Author : Hans-Jörg Schneider
Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
Release : 2015-07-13
ISBN : 1782620621
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Smart materials stimulated by chemical or biological signals are of interest for their many applications including drug delivery, as well as in new sensors and actuators for environmental monitoring, process and food control, and medicine. In contrast to other books on responsive materials, this volume concentrates on materials which are stimulated by chemical or biological signals. Chemoresponsive Materials introduces the area with chapters covering different responsive material systems including hydrogels, organogels, membranes, thin layers, polymer brushes, chemomechanical and imprinted polymers, nanomaterials, silica particles, as well as carbohydrate- and bio-based systems. Many promising applications are highlighted, with an emphasis on drug delivery, sensors and actuators. With contributions from internationally known experts, the book will appeal to graduate students and researchers in academia, healthcare and industry interested in functional materials and their applications.

Polymeric Biomaterials

Polymeric Biomaterials Book
Author : Severian Dumitriu,Valentin Popa
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2013-01-17
ISBN : 1420094696
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Biomaterials have had a major impact on the practice of contemporary medicine and patient care. Growing into a major interdisciplinary effort involving chemists, biologists, engineers, and physicians, biomaterials development has enabled the creation of high-quality devices, implants, and drug carriers with greater biocompatibility and biofunctionality. The fast-paced research and increasing interest in finding new and improved biocompatible or biodegradable polymers has provided a wealth of new information, transforming this edition of Polymeric Biomaterials into a two-volume set. This volume, Polymeric Biomaterials: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Applications, contains 28 authoritative chapters written by experts from around the world. Contributors cover the following topics: Processing polymeric biomaterials into specific forms that ensure biocompatibility and biodegradability for use in various applications in the medical and pharmaceutical arenas Use of biomaterials to address medical issues such as pulmonary disease, cancer, heart disease, tissue damage, and bone disease Applications including a variety of drug delivery systems, medical devices, anticancer therapies, biological uses for hydrogels, nanotechnology, bioartificial organs, and tissue engineering Completely revised and expanded, this state-of-the-art reference presents recent developments in polymeric biomaterials and the most up-to-date applications of biomaterials in medicine.

Intracellular Delivery II

Intracellular Delivery II Book
Author : Aleš Prokop,Yasuhiko Iwasaki,Atsushi Harada
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2014-05-20
ISBN : 9401788960
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This volume is a continuation of Volume 1 following the previously published Editorial. More emphasis is given to novel nanocarrier designs, their characterization and function, and applications for drug discovery and treatment. A number of chapters will deal with nanofibers as a new major application within the biomedical field with a very high success rate particularly in wound healing and diabetic foot and spine injuries. A major new subdivision will deal with mathematical methods for the assembly of nanocarriers both for simulation and function.

Surface Modification of Neural Prosthetic Devices by Functional Polymers Incorporating Neurothrophic Pharmacological Agents

Surface Modification of Neural Prosthetic Devices by Functional Polymers Incorporating Neurothrophic   Pharmacological Agents Book
Author : Donghwan Kim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2005
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Functional Polymer Films 2 Volume Set

Functional Polymer Films  2 Volume Set Book
Author : Wolfgang Knoll,Rigoberto C. Advincula
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2013-02-12
ISBN : 3527638490
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Very thin film materials have emerged as a highly interesting and useful quasi 2D-state functionality. They have given rise to numerous applications ranging from protective and smart coatings to electronics, sensors and display technology as well as serving biological, analytical and medical purposes. The tailoring of polymer film properties and functions has become a major research field. As opposed to the traditional treatise on polymer and resin-based coatings, this one-stop reference is the first to give readers a comprehensive view of the latest macromolecular and supramolecular film-based nanotechnology. Bringing together all the important facets and state-of-the-art research, the two well-structured volumes cover film assembly and depostion, functionality and patterning, and analysis and characterization. The result is an in-depth understanding of the phenomena, ordering, scale effects, fabrication, and analysis of polymer ultrathin films. This book will be a valuable addition for Materials Scientists, Polymer Chemists, Surface Scientists, Bioengineers, Coatings Specialists, Chemical Engineers, and Scientists working in this important research field and industry.

Advances in Biopolymers

Advances in Biopolymers Book
Author : American Chemical Society. Meeting,Marshall L. Fishman,Phoebe X. Qi,Louise Wicker
Publisher : Amer Chemical Society
Release : 2006
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The necessity to better understand the functionality and nutrition of biopolymers in foods and to replace synthetic macromolecules with polymers derived from natural resources in order develop a sustainable economy has been an impetus for research on structure/function relationships and applications for these natural materials. Because of their ability to aggregate, associate, interact and form networks, systems containing biopolymers are extremely complex and elucidating structure/function relationships in these systems is difficult. This symposium series book covers selected recent research and developments involving elucidation of networks, protein-polysaccharide interactions; and isolation, characterization, modification and applications of biopolymers.

Hydrogels

Hydrogels Book
Author : Vijay Kumar Thakur,Manju Kumari Thakur
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2018-08-28
ISBN : 9811060770
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This book discusses recent advances in hydrogels, including their generation and applications and presents a compendium of fundamental concepts. It highlights the most important hydrogel materials, including physical hydrogels, chemical hydrogels, and nanohydrogels and explores the development of hydrogel-based novel materials that respond to external stimuli, such as temperature, pressure, pH, light, biochemicals or magnetism, which represent a new class of intelligent materials. With their multiple cooperative functions, hydrogel-based materials exhibit different potential applications ranging from biomedical engineering to water purification systems. This book covers key topics including superabsorbent polymer hydrogel; intelligent hydrogels for drug delivery; hydrogels from catechol-conjugated materials; nanomaterials loaded hydrogel; electrospinning of hydrogels; biopolymers-based hydrogels; injectable hydrogels; interpenetrating-polymer-network hydrogels: radiation- and sonochemical synthesis of micro/nano/macroscopic hydrogels; DNA-based hydrogels; and multifunctional applications of hydrogels. It will prove a valuable resource for researchers working in industry and academia alike.