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Biomimetic Materials as Potential Medical Adhesives – Composition and Adhesive Properties of the Material Coating the Cuvierian Tubules Expelled by Holothuria dofleinii

By Yong Y. Peng, Veronica Glattauer, Timothy D. Skewes, Jacinta F. White, Kate M. Nairn, Andrew N. McDevitt, Christopher M. Elvin, Jerome A. Werkmeister, Lloyd D. Graham and John A.M. Ramshaw

Submitted: December 24th 2010Reviewed: April 26th 2011Published: November 14th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/25147

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Yong Y. Peng, Veronica Glattauer, Timothy D. Skewes, Jacinta F. White, Kate M. Nairn, Andrew N. McDevitt, Christopher M. Elvin, Jerome A. Werkmeister, Lloyd D. Graham and John A.M. Ramshaw (November 14th 2011). Biomimetic Materials as Potential Medical Adhesives – Composition and Adhesive Properties of the Material Coating the Cuvierian Tubules Expelled by Holothuria dofleinii, Biomaterials - Physics and Chemistry, Rosario Pignatello, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/25147. Available from:

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