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Cellulose-Based Graft Copolymers: Structure and Chemistry discusses the synthesis, characterization, and properties of multifunctional cellulose-based graft copolymers. Presenting the contributions of accomplished experts in the field of natural cellulosic polymers, this authoritative text: Offers an overview of cutting-edge technical accomplishments in natural cellulose-based graft polymers Addresses a separate biomaterial in each chapter, exploring composition as well as graft copolymerization chemistry Covers fundamentals and applications including toxic ion removal, biomedical engineering, biofuels, micro/nano composites, papermaking, building materials, and defense Cellulose-Based Graft Copolymers: Structure and Chemistry tackles several critical issues and provides suggestions for future work, supplying deeper insight into the state of the art of advanced cellulose-based graft copolymers.show more

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  • Paperback
  • CRC Press
  • English
  • 1138827193
  • 9781138827196

Table of contents

Cellulose-Based Graft Copolymers: An OverviewVijay Kumar Thakur, Manju Kumari Thakur, Ashvinder Kumar Rana, and Amar Singh SinghaGrafting on Cellulosics: Progress toward PurposeR. Meena and A. BhattacharyaPreparation of Functional Polymer-Grafted Cellulose through Azide Alkyne Cycloaddition or C-C Cross-CouplingJusha Ma, Qinyuan Niu, and Wenhui WuGraft Copolymerization of Cellulose and Cellulose DerivativesChunmei Jian, Qiquan Ye, Meng Huo, and Jinying YuanCellulose Graft Copolymerization by Gamma and Electron Beam IrradiationDilip Kumar Kakati, Montu Moni Bora, and Chayanika DekaAdvances in Cellulose-Based Graft Copolymers Prepared via Controlled Radical Polymerization Methods: A Comprehensive ReviewUmesh Kumar Parida, Birendra Kumar Bindhani, Susanta Kumar Biswal, and Padmalochan NayakUV-Grafting: A Powerful Tool for Cellulose Surface ModificationR. Bongiovanni, A. Chiappone, and E. ZenoGraft Copolymerization of Vinyl Monomers onto Cellulosic Cannabis indica FibersAshvinder Kumar Rana, Amar Singh Singha, Manju Kumari Thakur, and Vijay Kumar ThakurAdvances, Development, and Characterization of Cellulose Graft CopolymersVicente de Oliveira Sousa Neto, Diego de Quadros Melo, Paulo de Tarso C. Freire, Marcos Antônio Araujo-Silva, and Ronaldo Ferreira do NascimentoModification of Cellulose-Based Fibers by the Graft Copolymerization MethodMehlika PulatModification of Jute Fibers by Radiation-Induced Graft Copolymerization and Their ApplicationsMubarak A. Khan, Saifur Rahaman, Abdullah-Al-Jubayer, and Jahid M.M. IslamChemically Modified Cotton Fibers for Antimicrobial ApplicationsSurinder Pal Singh, Bhawna Soni, and S.K. BajpaiCellulose-Based Graft Copolymer for Toxic Ion and Organic Persistent Pollutants RemovalIñaki Urruzola, Eduardo Robles, Luis Serrano, and Jalel LabidiUse of Oxidized Regenerated Cellulose in Controlling Bleeding during Neurosurgical ProceduresRoberto Gazzeri, Marcelo Galarza, Marika Morabito, and Alex AlfieriHydroxypropyl Methyl Cellulose Grafted with Poly(Acrylamide): Application as Novel Polymeric Material as Flocculant as well as AdsorbentSagar Pal, Raghunath Das, and Soumitra GhoraiPreparation of Graft Copolymers of Cellulose Derivatives and Their Use in Recovery ProcessesNursel Pekel BayramgilGrafting of Cellulose-Based Materials: Techniques, Factors, and Applications of the Grafted ProductsBiranchinarayan ToshPreparation, Self-Assembly, and Application of Amphiphilic Cellulose-Based Graft CopolymersXiaohui Wang, Yanzhu Guo, Haoquan Zhong, Meiwan Chen, and Runcang SunHydroxypropyl Cellulose-Based Graft Copolymers: Structure, Properties, and ApplicationMassoumeh BagheriIntelligent Responsive Copolymers Based on Cellulose: Structure, Properties, and ApplicationsXiuli Chen, Yajia Huang, Haixiang Zhang, Mario Gauthier, and Guang YangSynthesis and Applications of Grafted Carboxymethyl Cellulose: A ReviewSumit Mishra, Gautam Sen, Kartick Prasad Dey, and G. Usha RaniSurface Grafting of Cellulose NanowhiskerHou-Yong Yu, Jin Huang, and Peter R. ChangNanocellulose Preparation, Surface Chemical Modification, and Its ApplicationAbbas Dadkhah Tehrani and Mohammad Hossein BabaabbasiSynthesis and Characterization of Sulfonyl-Terminated Polymer-Grafted Magnetic Nanocellulose and Its Application as a pH-Responsive Antibiotic Drug Carrier for the Controlled Delivery of CiprofloxacinT.S. Anirudhan, J. Nima, and P.L. DivyaGrafting of Cellulose and Cellulose Derivatives by CuAAC Click ChemistryFaten Hassan Hassan Abdellatif, Jérôme Babin, Carole Arnal-Herault, and Anne Jonquieresshow more

Review quote

"… a good overview of the past and current pathways for cellulose-based graft copolymers."—Dr. Minh Tan Ton-That, National Research Council Canada, Boucherville, Québec "… a very important and comprehensive piece of work. … a worthwhile read."—Dr. Dilip Depan, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, USA "With its distinguished editor and team of international contributors, this book will be an invaluable reference for academics, scientists, and researchers pertaining to the polymer field."—Professor Tarun K. Maji, Tezpur University, India "… provides valuable information on the latest developments of cellulose-based graft copolymers. … Every polymer scientist must read this book."—Professor Mohd Sapuan Salit, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang "Each chapter is written with teaching skills and contains recent scientific information which will be useful … in different domains, such as polymer chemistry, biopolymers, plastic technology, material science, chemical engineering, forestry, agriculture, cellulose, green composites, and biotechnology."—Dr. Silvia Ioan, "Petru Poni" Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry, Iasi, Romania"An interesting book for natural polymers that will be a good read for postgraduate researchers and material engineers and scientists alike searching for in-depth understanding of grafted cellulose. The book is detailed in grafting process and provides detailed examples of potential applications in environmental, medical and a selection of engineering sectors. A must have if you are into medical and health biomaterials."—James Njuguna, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeenshow more

About Vijay Kumar Thakur

Vijay Kumar Thakur is currently a staff scientist in the School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering at Washington State University, Pullman, USA. His former appointments include a research scientist in Temasek Laboratories at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, and a visiting research fellow in the Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering at Lunghwa University of Science and Technology, Taiwan. He completed his postdoctorate in materials science at Iowa State University, Ames, USA, and his Ph.D in polymer science at the National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur, India. In addition to being widely published, Dr. Thakur is an editorial board member of numerous international journals, guest editor of the International Journal of Polymer Science and Journal of Chemistry, and member of several scientific bodies around the world.show more