Dendritic hydrogels: From exploring various crosslinking chemistries to introducing functions and naturally abundant resources
2015 (English)In: Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry, ISSN 0887-624X, E-ISSN 1099-0518, Vol. 53, no 21, 2431-2439 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Dendritic hydrogels from dendritic-linear-dendritic (DLD) block copolymers based on PEG and bis-MPA dendrons were constructed via UV-initiated thiol-ene, thiol-yne, CuAAC, and amine-NHS crosslinking chemistries. Stoichiometric ratio manipulations, prior to film formation, resulted in functional hydrogels with tuneable compressive moduli. The highest gel fractions for all networks were obtained at off-stoichiometric ratios with surplus of DLDs. Finally, sustainable networks were fabricated by amalgamating DLD, naturally abundant cellulose nanocrystal, and protein-based bovine serum albumin.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2015. Vol. 53, no 21, 2431-2439 p.
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-166862DOI: 10.1002/pola.27750ISI: 000362372700001ScopusID: 2-s2.0-84941803770OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-166862DiVA: diva2:812801
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QC 201510212015-05-202015-05-202015-11-03Bibliographically approved