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Site-specific protein-polymer conjugate micelles with dramatically enhanced pharmacology

(PEGASYS). Protein Expres Purif, 2003, 30: 78–87CrossRefGoogle Scholar 9. Wang G, Hu J, Gao W. Tuning the molecular size of site-specific interferon-polymer conjugate for optimized antitumor efficacy. Sci ... Authors and Affiliations Hua Lu1Email author1.Center for Soft Matter Science and Engineering, Key Laboratory of Polymer Chemistry and Physics of Ministry of Education, Beijing National Laboratory for

Silicon Surface Tethered Polymer as Artificial Solid Electrolyte Interface

polymerization. This polymer layer acts as a stable artificial solid electrolyte interface that enables surface passivation despite large volume changes during cycling. Thin polymer layers (75 nm) improve average ... to template the particle morphology. Our approach is to surface functionalize silicon anodes for lithium ion battery applications with surface-tethered polymer brushes via surface-initiated activators

Fabrication and testing of polymer-based capacitive micromachined ultrasound transducers for medical imaging

maintain or improve upon existing sensitivity, is needed. Herein, a new fabrication process is described for polymer-based CMUTs (polyCMUTs) using the photopolymer SU-8 and Omnicoat. The first ultrasound B ... matching to the medium11. Conventional piezoelectric arrays are typically fabricated by mechanically dicing piezoelectric crystals and filling the kerfs with a polymer. Using this approach, the fabrication

The Surface Modification Methods for Constructing Polymer-Coated Stents

control the corrosion rate is vital to take full advantages of metal-based materials in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases. This review details various methods to design and construct polymer-coated ... ,” European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, vol. 107, pp. 112–125, 2017. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at ScopusY.-J. Wang, M. Larsson, W.-T. Huang et al., “The use of polymer-based

Statistical polymer method: Modeling of macromolecules and aggregates with branching and crosslinking, formed in random processes

The statistical polymer method is based on the consideration of averaged structures of all possible macromolecules of the same weight. One has derived equations allowing evaluation of all additive ... International Journal of Statistical Polymer Method: Modeling of Macromolecules and Aggregates with Branching and Crosslinking, Formed in Random Processes Algebra 0 0 aDepartment of Chemical

Linear Cyclodextrin Polymer Prodrugs as Novel Therapeutics for Niemann-Pick Type C1 Disorder

these limitations, we have designed a β-cyclodextrin (βCD) based polymer prodrugs (ORX-301) for an enhanced pharmacokinetic and biodistribution profile, which in turn can potentially provide an improved ... in the need for high doses and intrathecal administration. To address these issues, we designed a linear degradable high molecular weight polymer prodrug version of βCD, hereafter named ORX-301. The

Polymer recycling using microbes

can degrade the plastic into small molecular constituents. Poly(ethylene terephthalate) (PET) is a robust organic polymer having a multitude of application ranging from textiles to packaging materials ... and is the major polymer employed in beverage bottle manufacture. The environmental accumulation of PET is a testament of its versatility and the lack of chemical/physical mechanisms capable of

Kinetic Studies on the Removal of Some Lanthanide Ions from Aqueous Solutions Using Amidoxime-Hydroxamic Acid Polymer

, SmCl3·6H2O, and GdCl3·6H2O from Aldrich and TbCl3·6H2O from K&K Laboratories, Inc. (Jamaica, NY). 2.2. Preparation and Characterization of Adsorbent Material Amidoxime-hydroxamic acid polymer was ... synthesized and characterized depending on a process reported by Alakhras et al. [17]. The polymer (Scheme 1) was prepared through addition of acrylonitrile and ethylacrylate by suspension polymerization

Needleless Electrospinning and Electrospraying of Mixture of Polymer and Aerogel Particles on Textile

Needleless electrospinning and electrospraying of aerogel particles in comparatively lower electric voltage (9 kV) have been demonstrated in the paper. Aerogel particles were dispersed in polymer ... surface, whereas in case of electrospraying, aerogel particles deposited with the microdroplets of the polymer. The electrospraying process showed great potential for fabric surface functionalization due to

Polymer Matrix Composites

MRITYUNJAY DODDAMANI2 The light weight and high performance of polymer matrix composites (PMCs) are attractive in many applications that can benefit from weight saving. Many advanced applications such as ... polymer matrix composites. The topic is a continuation of a set of articles published in the June issue on metal matrix composites. Together, these two topics cover a wide range of composite materials

Electrical Stimulation with a Conductive Polymer Promotes Neurite Outgrowth and Synaptogenesis in Primary Cortical Neurons in 3D

a polymer spacer were prepared in Solidworks computer aided design software. The volume of the designed cell was minimised for efficient use of cell materials and to ensure compatibility with ... ). Electrodes with nine pillars, each with diameter 300 µ m and height of 3 mm were produced in Ti6Al4V alloy (TLS TechnikSpezialpulver, Germany) using a Realizer SLM50 (Realizer GmbH, Germany). Printed polymer

Adhesion and surface forces in polymer tribology—A review

Polymer tribology is a fast growing area owing to increasing applications of polymers and polymer composites in industry, transportation, and many other areas of economy. Surface forces are very ... MYSHKIN1, Alexander KOVALEV2,* 1 Metal-Polymer Research Institute of Belarus National Academy of Sciences, Gomel 246050, Belarus 2 State Key Laboratory of Tribology, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084

GBR membrane of novel poly (butylene succinate-co-glycolate) co-polyester co-polymer for periodontal application

, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, USASeyedramin Pajoumshariati & Alireza AbbaspourradDepartment of Polymer Engineering and Color Technology, Amirkabir University of ... atoms of succinic acid (SA), butylene glycol (BG) and glycolide (GL), respectively, and the subscripts are shown in Fig. 1. The GL mole fraction in the polymer chain was calculated according to the

Polymer-Cement Mortar with Quarry Waste as Sand Replacement

respect to the traditional mortar, and it is elaborated with the recycled quarry as they are presented in its granulometry. The polymer used favored a low water/cement ratio (0.3) which did not allow to ... content was approximately 93%. The maximum compression resistance obtained at 28 days were 8 Mpa with the polymer/solid ratios of 0.10, water/solids of 0.30, and quarry/solids of 0.67. Linear equations were

Laboratory Tests on Effectiveness of Environment-Friendly Organic Polymer on Physical Properties of Sand

The poor water stability, high penetrability, and low antierosion of sand affect the stability of the sandy soil slope. To understand the effectiveness of environment-friendly organic polymer on ... Earth Sciences and Engineering, Hohai University, Nanjing 210098, China Correspondence should be addressed to Jin Liu; moc.361@029uilnij Received 10 February 2018; Revised 24 March 2018; Accepted 11

Novel Polymer-Free Everolimus-Eluting Stent Fabricated using Femtosecond Laser Improves Re-endothelialization and Anti-inflammation

The aim of this study was to fabricate a novel polymer-free everolimus-eluting stent with nanostructure using a femtosecond laser (FSL). The stent were coated with everolimus (EVL) using FSL and ... increment in re-endothelialization in the FSL-DES group was confirmed by immunofluorescence analysis. Taken together, the novel polymer-free EVL-eluting stent fabricated using FSL can be an innovative DES

CaCO3–Polymer Nanocomposite Prepared with Supercritical CO2

A novel process for generation of a CaCO3–polymer nanocomposite with a controlled three-dimensional shape was developed. Specifically, a nanocomposite with a high CaCO3 content was produced by ... CO2 into a polymer matrix containing Ca ions. A mixture of poly(vinyl alcohol), Ca acetate, and poly(acrylic acid) was poured into a mold, the mold was placed in an autoclave, and CO2 was introduced to

Saccaharum Cilliare Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites

reinforcement is more effective as compared to short and long fiber reinforcement. Morphological and thermal studies of these composites have also been carried out. Polymer composites; Reinforcements ... needles, Hibiscus sabdariffa etc.5-7. Suitable matrix materials for natural-fiber reinforced polymers are polymer resin systems such as thermoplastics and thermosetting. Natural fibers like flax, Hibiscus

Ion-Imprinted Polymer-Based Receptors for Sensitive and Selective Detection of Mercury Ions in Aqueous Environment

Interdigital electrodes (IDE) coated with ion-imprinted polymers (IIP) as recognition materials have been tested for screening and ion quantification. For screening of receptors, three polymer ... ,4 Peter A. Lieberzeit,3 Dongxue Han,2 and Usman Latif5 1Sulaiman Bin Abdullah Aba Al-Khail-Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Basic Sciences, Faculty of Basic and Applied Sciences

Research on polymer solution rheology in polymer flooding for Qikou reservoirs in a Bohai Bay oilfield

This study explored the potential applications of three newly modified polymers [a linear polymer, a hydrophobic association of partially hydrolyzed polyacrylamide (HAHPAM), and a polymer–surfactant