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Biomimetic Functions of Synthetic Polymer Gels

  • Yoshihito Osada
  • Ryuzo Kawamura
  • Ken-Ichi Sano
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Abstract

It should be noted that scientists of polymer hydrogels over the many years have made a great effort trying to mimic the biological functions such as tissue, muscle, cartilage, permeable membrane, and others using gels.

Keywords

Polymer Hydrogel Artificial Muscle Shape Memory Behavior Polyelectrolyte Brush Excellent Mechanical Performance 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yoshihito Osada
    • 1
  • Ryuzo Kawamura
    • 2
    • 3
  • Ken-Ichi Sano
    • 4
  1. 1.RIKENWako-shiJapan
  2. 2.Nakabayashi Laboratory Department of Chemistry Faculty of ScienceSaitama UniversityNaraJapan
  3. 3.Saitama University Department of ChemistrySaitama-shiJapan
  4. 4.Nagoya UniversityChikusa-kuJapan

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