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cross-link

 [kros´link″]
a bond formed between polymer chains, either between different chains or between different parts of the same chain.

cross-link

(kros'lingk),
A covalent linkage between two polymers or between two different regions of the same polymer.

cross-link

(kros´link″) a covalent bond formed between polymer chains, either within or across chains.

cross-link

(krôs′lĭngk′, krŏs′-)
n.
A chemical bond formed between adjacent chains of a complex molecule such as a polymer.
v. cross-linked, cross-linking, cross-links
v.tr.
To join (adjacent chains of a complex molecule) with cross-links.
v.intr.
To form cross-links.

cross-link

[kros′link′]
a bond formed between polymer chains, either between different chains or between different parts of the same chain.
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All materials except the cross-linked samples were first mixed with a Haake Melt Mixer (see Table 2) and afterward, plates were produced with a vacuum press (see Table 3).
6% GA showed yellowish coloration as compared to other tissues cross-linked with cross-linking agents.
This use of reversibly cross-linked targeting micellar nanocarriers to deliver anti-cancer drugs helps prevent premature drug release during circulation and ensures delivery of high concentrations of drugs to the tumour site," Yuanpei Li, the first author of the study who created the novel nanoparticle with Kit Lam, said.
Figure 4 shows water solubility of the non-cross-linked and cross-linked blend films.
Our purpose was to assess total hip arthroplasties that utilized larger diameter femoral head components (36 millimeters or greater) and thin newer generation highly cross-linked UHMWPE liners.
The samples of both uncross-linked and cross-linked PEVA were measured on DMA apparatus.
We have taken this one step further by synthesizing complete duplexes that contain modifications that happen to contain cross-linked DNA bases.
Post-doctoral fellow Adrien Cote led the team that figured out how to slow down the reaction process that normally forms randomly cross-linked polymers so the materials could crystallize in an orderly fashion--something that had never been done with rigid plastics.
The biomaterials cross-linked at room temperature (25[degrees]C) appeared stiffer and stronger as compared to biomaterials treated at 4[degrees]C.
announced today that it has been awarded by the National Science Foundation a $300,000 Phase II SBIR (Small Business Innovations Research) grant to expand the development and uses of its Cross-Linked Enzyme Crystals ("CLECs (TM)") technology.
Dr Reid also found that the Surgisis biomaterial was better suited as a repair material than most synthetic and cross-linked grafts, due to its flexibility and ability to support the body's complex healing processes.
A new cross-linked hybrid membrane (CHM) was prepared with the hydrogen-containing silicone oil (HSO) as a cross-linking agent, PDMS containing vinyl group and the SR-FVI as matrix materials to enhance its membrane-forming ability and permselectivity.