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Emerging Concepts in Analysis and Applications of Hydrogels

This book is an Up-to-date and authoritative account on physicochemical principles, pharmaceutical and biomedical applications of hydrogels. It consists of eight contributions from different authors highlighting properties and synthesis of hydrogels, their characterization by various instrumental methods of analysis, comprehensive review on stimuli-responsive hydrogels and their diverse applications, and a special section on self-healing hydrogels. Thus, this book will equip academia and industry with adequate basic and applied principles related to hydrogels.

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Emerging Concepts in Analysis and Applications of HydrogelsEdited by Sutapa Biswas Majee

Published: August 24th 2016

DOI: 10.5772/61692

ISBN: 978-953-51-2510-5

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-2509-9

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6668-9

Copyright year: 2016

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58 Crossref Citations

62 Web of Science Citations

134 Dimensions Citations


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1. Introductory Chapter: An Overview of Hydrogels

By Sutapa Biswas Majee


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2. An Introduction to Hydrogels and Some Recent Applications

By Morteza Bahram, Naimeh Mohseni and Mehdi Moghtader


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3. Characterization and Tailoring the Properties of Hydrogels Using Spectroscopic Methods

By Gabriela Ionita


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4. Hydrogels from Fundaments to Application

By Dorota Kołodyńska, Alicja Skiba, Bożena Górecka and Zbigniew Hubicki


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5. Design, Characterization, and Environmental Applications of Hydrogels with Metal Ion Coordination Properties

By Viviana Campo Dall’ Orto and Juan Manuel Lázaro-Martínez


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6. In Situ‐Forming Cross‐linking Hydrogel Systems: Chemistry and Biomedical Applications

By Xiangdong Bi and Aiye Liang


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7. Cellulose-Derivatives-Based Hydrogels as Vehicles for Dermal and Transdermal Drug Delivery

By Lavinia Vlaia, Georgeta Coneac, Ioana Olariu, Vicenţiu Vlaia and Dumitru Lupuleasa


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8. An Engineering Point of View on the Use of the Hydrogels for Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Applications

By Gaetano Lamberti, Anna Angela Barba, Sara Cascone, Annalisa Dalmoro and Diego Caccavo


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9. Hydrogels with Self-Healing Attribute

By Li Zhang, Moufeng Tian and Juntao Wu


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