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By Raphael M. Ottenbrite,Kinam Park,Teruo Okano,Nicholas A. Peppas

Hydrogels are networks of polymer chains that may produce a colloidal gel containing over ninety nine in step with cent water. The superabsorbency and permeability of evidently happening and artificial hydrogels provide this type of fabrics an grand array of makes use of. those makes use of diversity from wound dressings and dermis grafts to oxygen-permeable touch lenses to biodegradable supply structures for medicines or insecticides and scaffolds for tissue engineering and regenerative drugs. Biomedical purposes of Hydrogels Handbook offers a complete description of this assorted classification of fabrics, overlaying either synthesis and houses and a vast variety of study and advertisement functions. The guide is split into 4 sections: Stimuli-Sensitive Hydrogels, Hydrogels for Drug supply, Hydrogels for Tissue Engineering, and Hydrogels with distinctive Properties.

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  • Provides complete insurance of the elemental technology and functions of a various category of materials

  • Includes either obviously taking place and artificial hydrogels

  • Edited and written by way of global leaders within the field.

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