Search for dissertations about: "hydrogels"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 105 swedish dissertations containing the word hydrogels.

  1. 1. Drug Eluting Hydrogels : Design, Synthesis and Evaluation

    Author : Lage Ahrenstedt; Deon Bezuidenhout; Michael Malkoch; University of Cape Town; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Drug delivery; PEGylation; Rapamycin; Dexamethasone; Controlled release; Hydrogels; Slow release;

    Abstract : Hydrogels have successfully proved themselves useful for drug delivery applications and several delivery routes have been developed over the years. The particular interest in this work was to design, synthesise and evaluate in situ forming drug eluting hydrogels, which have the potential to ameliorate the healing of cardiovascular diseases. READ MORE

  2. 2. Engineering and Functionalization of Hemicellulose Hydrogels

    Author : Weifeng Zhao; Karin Odelius; Ann-Christine Albertsson; Ulrica Edlund; Tina Vermonden; KTH; []
    Keywords : Hemicellulose; O-acetyl-galactoglucomannan; hydrogels; stimuli-responsive; aniline tetramer; aniline pentamer; electro-active; conductivity; pH-sensitivity; magnetic field-responsive; micro-gels; swelling; drug delivery.; Fiber- och polymervetenskap; Fibre and Polymer Science;

    Abstract : Hemicellulose is the second most abundant component in wood and is an important renewable resource  that is used in films, paper composites and biofuels.  Hemicelluloses  have  several  advantages,  including  their abundance,  degradability  and  renewability. READ MORE

  3. 3. Functional and Renewable Galactoglucomannan-based Hydrogels

    Author : Jens Voepel; Ann-Christine Albertsson; Ulrica Edlund; Gunnar Henriksson; Margaretha Söderqvist; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Polysaccharides; hydrogels; swelling; crosslinking; hemicellulose; release; polysackarider; hemicellulosa; hydrogel; läkemedelsfrisättning; förnyelsebar; tvärbindning.; Functional materials; Funktionella material;

    Abstract : Polysaccharides represent an important resource for a variety of products, from food via fuel supply to functional materials of every kind. Here they are, due to their natural diversity found in many special applications, e.g. in the biomedical sector. READ MORE

  4. 4. Chemical Pathways to Electrically Conductive Hemicellulose Hydrogels

    Author : Weifeng Zhao; Ann-Chiristine Albertsson; Ulrica Edlund; Karin Odelius; Elisabet Brännvall; Peter Plikk; KTH; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Electrically conductive; hemicellulose; hydrogels; swelling behavior; aniline oligomers; renewable; polymer synthesis; Elektriskt ledande; hemicellulosa; hydrogel; svällning; anilinoligomerer; förnyelsebar; polymersyntes; Kemi; Chemistry;

    Abstract : Hydrogels have been extensively explored and are widely used in diverse biomedical applications, such as scaffolds for tissue engineering and vehicles for drug delivery. As one type of important natural polymer-based hydrogel, hemicellulose hydrogels have interesting attributes, including being renewable, non-toxic, biocompatible, biodegradable, and abundantly available. READ MORE

  5. 5. Chemical micropatterning of hyaluronic acid hydrogels for brain endothelial in vitro cell studies

    Author : Ana Maria Porras Hernández; Maria Tenje; Martin Dufva; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Micropatterning; hydrogels; hyaluronic acid; brain endothelial cells; Teknisk fysik med inriktning mot mikrosystemteknik; Engineering Science with specialization in Microsystems Technology;

    Abstract : The building blocks of human tissues are cells. The cells interact and respond to the characteristics of their local microenvironment. The cellular microenvironment is formed by three main components, the extracellular matrix, neighbouring cells and signalling molecules. READ MORE