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Polyurethane Immobilization of Cells and Biomolecules: Medical and Environmental Applications

ISBN: 978-1-119-25469-0
240 pages
January 2018
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This book provides a comprehensive review of the chemistry and research illustrating the benefits of polyurethane for immobilizing cells, with dozens of case studies in medical devices and environmental engineering.

•    Offers an essential resource for medical and environmental scientists
•    Provides a multidisciplinary and lucid writing style that uses little or no jargon
•    Extrapolates current technology into advanced areas, especially environmental remediation and medical devices
•    Fills the gap between immobilization research and practical applications
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Author Information

T. Thomson, MS, is Director of Main Street Technologies. He was the founder and Chief Technical Officer of Hydrophilix, Inc., a technology-based firm specializing in the development of advanced medical devices, environmental remediation technologies and consumer products. Mr. Thomson is known for his expertise in the development of products based on hydrophilic polyurethane (HPUR), and his current research includes the application of polyurethane composites to developing scaffolds for cell growth. He wrote 3 books on the subject, holds 7 patents in synthetic chemistry and process control, and has sponsored several seminars on the medical applications of specialty polyurethanes.
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