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Synonyms for cross-link

a side bond that links two adjacent chains of atoms in a complex molecule

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join by creating covalent bonds (of adjacent chains of a polymer or protein)

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Therefore, a commercial chain extender, cross-linking by UV-light and the utilization of PLLA and PDLA blends were investigated in comparison to the reference PLA.
measured cross-linking by localized deformation without damage to the PV module.
The starch of the cationic modified starch was reacted with the cross-linking agent at a concentration of from about 100 ppm to about 4000 ppm of cross-linking agent by weight of the starch and wherein the cationic modified starch contains water-insoluble carbohydrate between about 1% and 85% of water-insoluble carbohydrate.
New coatings that utilize a cross-linking resin meet the finishing challenges siding manufacturers face.
In the present study efficacy of cross-linking agents like GA, BDDGE and EDC on aortic acellular matrix graft was evaluated by in vitro biocompatibility determination.
The United States is the only western industrialized nation where Corneal Cross-linking is not approved for use outside of clinical trials.
Less invasive than this is the cross-linking of collagen fibres in the cornea, to provide added strength, which is known as CXL.
While the water solubility of the CS film decreased from 35% to 19% after cross-linking with 2.
More recently, a newer generation of highly cross-linked ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) was released, which utilized a hybrid cross-linking technology, in which polyethylene was sequentially irradiated and annealed.
The obtained results showed, that melting temperature, glass transition temperature, heat of fusion and crystallinity of the material decrease whereas tensile strength and temperature of thermal decomposition increase with PEVA cross-linking.
A close association between increased oxidative stress and hyperglycemia has been postulated to contribute significantly to the accelerated accumulation of advanced glycation end products (AGEs) and the cross-linking of collagen in diabetes mellitus.
Researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and the Life Sciences Institute of Zhejiang University in China report the discovery of the enzyme and its role in repairing DNA damage called cross-linking in the Science Express advance online publication of Science.
As a result of these cross-linking reactions, the stability of casein micelles against acid-induced coagulation is reduced, leading to firmer yogurt gels.
It was "very important for EUREAU that there will be a cross-linking instrument so that the specific requirement of the water sector is integrated into the environment regulations," he told Utility Week.
This new emulsion features the improved permeability of oil solvents to the skin, as oil droplets' membranes are softened, while the emulsion itself maintains high stability by cross-linking the droplets with algin acid derivatives.