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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

(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.
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The study provides information on market trends and development, drivers, capacities, technologies, and on the changing dynamics of Global Cross-Linked Polyethylene Market .
The patients were randomly assigned to the traditional trabeculectomy group (TA group) and the trabeculectomy with cross-linked hyaluronate gel implantation group (TH group).
Unit cell parameters were obtained using Le Bail refinement fitting based on the unit cell parameters of cellulose 1[alpha], due to similarity between the diffraction patterns of cross-linked cellulose materials and simulated pattern of cellulose 1[alpha] [26].
The cross-linking time and the morphology of the cross-linked guar were recorded for evaluation.
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.
Preparation of Cross-Linked Chitosan/Poly(ethylene oxide) Fibers.
The cross-linked [alpha]2AP is fully active and essential for the inhibition of fibrinolysis, particularly of spontaneous fibrinolysis by t-PA-induced plasminogen activation on the fibrin surface [29].
For example, the Hylacross products are cross-linked, smooth gels with high HA concentration and high cohesivity.
With the development of the cross-linked composite, company executives claim the firm is well-positioned to provide new collagen technologies for repair and regenerative healing for various clinical applications.
A flexible pipe option for commercial and residential hot and cold water systems, The Dow Chemical Company's HYPERTHERM 2399 Resin--a bimodal high-density polyethylene of raised temperature--provides a solution that's durable, sustainable, easy-to-install and can withstand the demands of potable hot water systems, without the need for costly cross-linking steps required for cross-linked polyethylene (PEX) pipes.
At an event in Vienna, Austria recently, battenfeld-cincinnati demonstrated its " most powerful " line for the processing of cross-linked polyethylene for pipe production.
Starch succinates (SS) were then cross-linked using 1,1'-carbonyldiimidazole (CDI).