Biological Activities and Medical Applications of Metal-Containing Macromolecules

  • Charles E. CarraherJr.


The potential and actual applicability of metal-containing polymers as drugs in medical and nonmedical applications is described. Synthetic variations are presented focusing on the ability to generate a wide variety of biologically active polymers emphasizing a coupling of desired biological activity and polymer structure. A number of modes of activity are presented and discussed in view of published data.


Lewis Base Organometallic Compound Polyacrylic Acid Organometallic Polymer Pityriasis Rosea 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Charles E. CarraherJr.
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  1. 1.Department of ChemistryWright State UniversityDaytonUSA

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