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Facile, shear-induced, rapid formation of stable gels of chitosan through in situ generation of colloidal metal salts

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Abstract

A novel method of preparing chitosan gels using in situ generated negatively-charged colloidal salts of a variety of metal ions is described. Their potential as scaffolds for tissue-engineering and as recoverable catalysts in aza-Michael addition is demonstrated here. Given their wide range of properties, they have broad scope for applications.

Graphical abstract: Facile, shear-induced, rapid formation of stable gels of chitosan through in situ generation of colloidal metal salts

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The article was received on 07 Aug 2018, accepted on 24 Sep 2018 and first published on 24 Sep 2018


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06422A
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2018,54, 11582-11585
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    Facile, shear-induced, rapid formation of stable gels of chitosan through in situ generation of colloidal metal salts

    K. Ravishankar, H. Kanniyappan, K. M. Shelly, V. Muthuvijayan and R. Dhamodharan, Chem. Commun., 2018, 54, 11582
    DOI: 10.1039/C8CC06422A

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