cyanoacrylate

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cyanoacrylate

A powerful adhesive, popularly known as Superglue that is occasionally used in surgery as a substitute for stitches. In many cases the results are better than with sutures. The adhesive is marketed for surgical use under the generic name enbucrilate and the brand name Histoacryl.
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Simply stated, the nanoparticles were formed when ethyl cyanoacrylate reacted with bovine serum albumin in a solution of acidified ethanol.
Find out the efficiency of the new generation product, ethyl cyanoacrylate (SMARTBOND) as an orthodontic bonding adhesive and to compare the bond strength with conventional composite (Right-on, no-mix).
Howell(1989) [4] tried Ethyl cyanoacrylate as an alternative bonding agent, the manufacturers claimed that it was biocompatible, there was no tooth damage and that it had the ability to bond to wet teeth without any need for drying.