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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These values are on the order of magnitude reported for the polymerization of ethyl cyanoacrylate by anionic polymerization in aqueous dispersions stabilized with surfactants [21-23].
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Liu, "Synthesis and degradation behavior of poly(ethyl cyanoacrylate)," Polymer Degradation and Stability, vol.
The cyanoacrylate used was the new generation ethyl cyanoacrylate, SMARTBOND (Manufacturer--Gentenco International and marketed by GAC).
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.
Methyl and ethyl cyanoacrylates are commercially known today as Super Glue and Krazy Glue.