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CHAPTER 8

Hydrogels for Biomedical Applications

Hydrogels are typically defined as chemically cross-linked three-dimensional macromolecular networks of hydrophilic copolymers swollen in water.1–3 With technological progress, covalent cross-linking agents are no longer required for the formation of a hydrogel. There have now been many reports in t...
Print publication date: 19 Nov 2012
Copyright year: 2013
Print ISBN: 978-1-84973-561-2
PDF eISBN: 978-1-84973-562-9
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