Water Soluble Poly-N-Vinylamides: Synthesis and Physicochemical Properties by Yuri E. Kirsh

Water Soluble Poly-N-Vinylamides: Synthesis and Physicochemical Properties

byYuri E. Kirsh, Yurii E. Kirsh

Hardcover | March 6, 1998

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Despite the growing interest in this new generation of water soluble carbon-chain polymers, there are few books available covering their physicochemical properties. Professor Kirsh has addressed this by writing a book which brings together data on their synthesis, properties and applications. The best known of the group is poly-N-vinylpyrrolidone (PVP), discovered in Germany in 1939, hence this book concentrates on PVP and the correlation of its properties with other poly-N-vinylamides. Poly-N-vinylamides are widely used in the creation of many synthetic polymeric materials and recent discoveries have increased their use in medicine and biotechnology. This book will therefore appeal to a wide readership from polymer and materials scientists, through to biotechnologists and those working in the pharmaceutical and cosmetics industries.

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Title:Water Soluble Poly-N-Vinylamides: Synthesis and Physicochemical PropertiesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 9.45 × 6.52 × 0.8 inPublished:March 6, 1998Publisher:Wiley

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ISBN - 10:047197630X

ISBN - 13:9780471976301

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Table of Contents

Preface vii

Introduction 1

1 N-vinylamides: Synthesis, Conformation, and Electronic State 3

2 Radical Polymerization 36

3 Solvation (Hydration) and Conformational Transformations of Macromolecules in Solution 81

4 Complex Formation of Macromolecules in Aqueous Solution 129

5 Reactions in Poly-N-vinylamide Chains 186

References 216

Index 229

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..."[the book] will be a valuable addition to all serious scientific libraries." ("Reactive & Functional Polymers," Vol. 39, 1999)