polylactide

polylactide

(pol?e-lak'tid?)
A bioabsorbable, heat-sensitive polymer made from lactic acid and used in the manufacture of sutures, meshes, patches, and stents.
Synonym: polylactic acid
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Polylactide is one of the most important bioplastics on the market.
They discuss the application of biomass cellulose to hydrogel films; the development and modification of natural rubber and rubber blend nanocomposites; the use of poly (lactic acid) or polylactide in plastics; the use of inorganic-organic composite materials from liquid natural rubber and epoxidized natural rubber derivatives; clay minerals converted to porous materials and their application; geopolymer sourced with fly ash and industrial aluminum waste for sustainable materials; and adsorption cooling systems using activated carbon.
developed a multilayer, heat-sealable, biodegradable coating for cardboard based on a polylactide and a biodegradable polyester.
In contrast synthetic polymers such as polylactide (PLLA) and polyglycolide (PLGA) and biological polymers such as chitosan, fibrin, collagen, and alginate are mostly biodegradable, possess the tendency to shapes, size and architecture themselves.
First, to combine well-defined dendrons with crystallizable linear blocks such as metal-containing polyferrocenylsilane (PFS) and crystalline biodegradable organic blocks such as polycaprolactone (PCL) and polylactide (PLA) to yield linear-dendritic BCPs to further advance fundamental knowledge by studying their self-assembly behavior.
Built with printed plastic body parts made of polylactide, the thermoplastic is pliable when heated and hardens on cooling.
Guo's research became the foundation for the article, which demonstrates the application of this microextrusion technique to polylactide in combination with a solvent that rapidly evaporates.
TODAY'S STENTS CURRENT STENTS BIOBASORBABLE STENTS * Metal scaffold coated with * Polylactide scaffold impregnated polymer impregnated with drug.
The scaffold is made of polylactide, a naturally dissolvable material that is commonly used in medical implants such as dissolving sutures.
Leveraging the new tool, the packaging major will generate appropriate data to maintain quality expected by the pharmaceutical industry for high-density polyethylene, polyethylene terephthalate (PET) and polylactide (PLA) bottles and jars.
The device is made of polylactide, a naturally dissolvable material that is commonly used in medical implants such as dissolving sutures.
Absorb is made of Polylactide, a proven biocompatible material that is commonly used in medical implants such as absorbable sutures," he said.