dendritic polymer


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dendritic polymer

a polymer containing highly branched molecules.
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Amongst others, this dependency was found to be valid for the dendritic polymers and the PolyTHFs.
Both types of dendritic polymers have relative viscosities that are exponential functions of their molar fraction in solution.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian researchers from Lorestan University succeeded in designing a new type of drug delivery system for anti-cancer drugs by using linear dendritic polymers and iron nanoparticles.
Dendritic polymers are a new class of three-dimensional, artificial molecules produced by multiplicative growth from small molecules that incorporates repetitive branching sequences to create a novel molecular architecture.
Even dendritic polymers, which have been used for nanodelivery for years, involve complicated techniques and high costs associated with the crystal architecture [6, 7].
Among the topics are polymer states and properties, cross-linking, bulk and solution processes, small-angle X-ray scattering of polymer systems, and dendritic polymers.
Hyperbranched polymers belong to the dendritic polymers; however, they are prepared via several easy preparative methods in one-pot reaction which is considered as merit over the dendrimers themselves especially in the industry where dendrimers are labor-intensive materials.
Wathier and coworkers also developed an in situ gel formulation using LsyxCysy dendritic polymers to be used in cataract incisions instead of nylon sutures.
Among their topics are removing endocrine disrupting contaminants from water using macroporous molecularly imprinted selective media, copper ion exchange studies of local (in Turkey) zeolitic tuffs, the impact of calcium on struvite precipitation from anaerobically digested dairy wastewater, the design of microsieves and microsieve processes for suspension fractionation, modifying the surface of polyamide reverse osmosis membranes with hydrophilic dendritic polymers, and Ti02 nanowire free-standing membrane for concurrent filtration and photocatalytic oxidation water treatment.
His research is primarily in the areas of solution rheology combined with light, neutron, and X-ray scattering methods to investigate the physics of complex systems such as biomembranes, polyelectrolytes, associating polymers, gels, polymer crystallization, and dendritic polymers. He recently began a program to apply combinatorial and high-throughput methods to materials physics and biomaterials, which let to the establishment of both the NIST Combinatorial Methods Center and a major NIST initiative in metrology for tissue engineering.
Dendritic NanoTechnologies (DNT) is the world's leading developer and provider of advanced dendritic polymers. DNT has breakthrough technology that provides the vehicle -- the targeting and delivery mechanisms -- for a vast array of diagnostic and therapeutics currently in development in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries.