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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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The real part of permittivity ([epsilon]') and the real part of ac conductivity ([sigma]) for unirradiated and radiation cross-linked EOC/CNT disk-shaped test specimens were determined by using a broadband dielectric spectrometer Concept 50 (Novocontrol Technologies GmbH & Co.
Traditional cross-linking involves treating natural HA with a reagent (often BDDE) to generate a synthetically cross-linked gel.
Figure 9 shows the comparison of E' of the elastomers cross-linked by OTMS and MTMS at the same r.
Similar pattern in the rate of weight loss was recorded in all the tissues cross-linked for four different time intervals (12, 24, 48 and 72 h) with all 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.
The results indicate that the sparsely cross-linked microspheres, which degraded more rapidly by cell-secreted enzymes, provided a continuous supply of growth factor throughout the sheets that enhanced the uniformity, extent, and rate of stem cell differentiation into cartilage cells, or chondrocytes.
Those filled with: sparsely cross-linked microspheres containing growth factor, highly cross-linked microspheres containing growth factor, sparsely cross-linked microspheres with no growth factor, highly cross-linked microspheres with no growth factor, and a control with no microspheres.
The first 11 chapters fall under the heading: "Densely Cross-Linked Systems.
This paper describes the behaviour of a halogen-free granulate compared to produced cross-linked cable sheath.
More recently, a newer generation of highly cross-linked ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) was released, which utilized a hybrid cross-linking technology, in which polyethylene was sequentially irradiated and annealed.