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Thermoplastic biodegradable elastomers based on ε-caprolactone and L-lactide block copolymers : a new synthetic approach.

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dc.contributor.author Lipik, Vitali T.
dc.contributor.author Kong, Jen Fong.
dc.contributor.author Chattopadhyay, Sujay.
dc.contributor.author Leonardus K. Widjaja.
dc.contributor.author Liow, Sing Shy.
dc.contributor.author Subbu, Venkatraman S.
dc.contributor.author Abadie, Marc J. M.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-07-01T00:52:28Z
dc.date.available 2011-07-01T00:52:28Z
dc.date.copyright 2010
dc.date.issued 2011-07-01T00:52:28Z
dc.identifier.citation Lipik, V. T., Kong, J. F., Chattopadhyay, S., Widjaja, L.K., Liow, S. S., Subbu, V. S., & Abadie, M. J. M. (2010). Thermoplastic biodegradable elastomers based on ε-caprolactone and L-lactide block copolymers : a new synthetic approach. Acta biomaterialia.
dc.identifier.issn 1742-7061
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10220/6837
dc.description.abstract Although biodegradable polymers have found extensive application in medical devices, there are very few commercially available elastomeric biodegradable polymers. In this work, starting with the well-known monomers L-lactide and ε-caprolactone, we developed elastomers using a multiblock copolymer approach. This ensures that the degradation products of such elastomers are also acceptable from a cytotoxicity standpoint.
dc.format.extent 45 p.
dc.language.iso en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Acta biomaterialia
dc.subject DRNTU::Engineering::Materials::Biomaterials.
dc.title Thermoplastic biodegradable elastomers based on ε-caprolactone and L-lactide block copolymers : a new synthetic approach.
dc.type Journal Article
dc.contributor.school School of Materials Science and Engineering
dc.description.version Accepted version
dc.identifier.rims 154235

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