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Synthesis of PVA/PVP based hydrogel for biomedical applications: a review

Husain, Mohamed Saad Bala and Gupta, Arun and Alashwal, Basma Yahya and Sharma, Swati (2018) Synthesis of PVA/PVP based hydrogel for biomedical applications: a review. Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects, 40 (20). pp. 2388-2393. ISSN 1556-7036 (Print); 1556-7230 (Online)

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Abstract

The composition and synthesis of hydrogel were developed by using Polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) and Polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP). Polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) and Polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP) based hydrogels are the most popular water-soluble, biodegradable, biocompatible, non-carcinogenic, and extremely low cytotoxicity synthetic polymers due to their good biocompatibility have been used in numerous biomedical applications, such as implants, artificial organs, drug delivery devices, and wound dressings. In this review paper, details of synthetic of hydrogel formulations with PVA and PVP for biomedical applications.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Indexed by Scopus
Uncontrolled Keywords: Biocompatible; Biomedical applications; Hydrogel; PVA; PVP
Subjects: T Technology > TP Chemical technology
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Chemical & Natural Resources Engineering
Institute of Postgraduate Studies
Depositing User: Mrs. Neng Sury Sulaiman
Date Deposited: 16 Nov 2018 03:45
Last Modified: 10 Sep 2019 03:07
URI: http://umpir.ump.edu.my/id/eprint/22320
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