Polymers of Biological and Biomedical Significance

Polymers of Biological and Biomedical Significance

by Shalaby W. Shalaby
     
 

Provides comprehensive coverage of recent advances in polymers as materials of significance in biological and biomedical research. Addresses synthesis, surface activation, and characterization of biomaterials. Examines biological effects related to specific physical chemical factors. Explores synthetic bioactive chain molecules and polymers for controlled transport

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Provides comprehensive coverage of recent advances in polymers as materials of significance in biological and biomedical research. Addresses synthesis, surface activation, and characterization of biomaterials. Examines biological effects related to specific physical chemical factors. Explores synthetic bioactive chain molecules and polymers for controlled transport of active agents. An introductory section contains reviews of fast-growing research areas which provide concise introductory notes to succeeding parts of the book.

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The 28 papers discuss the synthesis, surface activation, and characterization of biomaterials; biological effects related to specific physiochemical factors; and synthetic bioactive chain molecules and polymers for the controlled transport of bioactive agents. An introductory section of topical reviews includes such topics as polymers in pharmaceutical products and interfacial biocompatibility. Addressed to potential designers and producers of biological and biomedical products. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780841227323
Publisher:
American Chemical Society
Publication date:
05/05/1994
Series:
ACS Symposium Series, #540
Pages:
334
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

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