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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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Can LOX act directly on the sclera of myopic eyes and become an effective crosslinking agent? Or, can LOX be used in conjunction with GNP to enhance the crosslinking effect and reduce the adverse reactions of GNP?
The employment of toxic compounds should be avoided when the product is intended for use in the food, biomedical and pharmaceutical fields, due to possible toxic side effects related to the presence of residual crosslinking agents in the final products.
In another approach to augment the mechanical stability of the vein, a combination of two crosslinking agents was used to treat the vein.
The different concentrations of the crosslinking agent A (0.2%, 0.3%, and 0.4%) and coagulant B (0.05%, 0.09%, and 0.13%) were prepared in a laboratory.
Once AAEM was incorporated into the molecular chain of acrylic resin, a water-soluble protein could act as a crosslinking agent to subject the acrylic resin to crosslinking modification, wherein a crosslinked network structure was formed through the crosslinking reaction between the two macromolecular chains.
Protorez R, the dimethylol dihydroxy ethylene urea (DMDHEU) based crosslinking agent, was obtained from Swiss Speciality Chemicals.
On this background, a novel cross-linked fluid loss additive (SDFL) was developed by altering the wettability of humic acid with fatty amine and appropriate crosslinking agent.
The superabsorbent composite was prepared by graft copolymerization of acrylic acid onto gelatin in the presence of a crosslinking agent and powdery kaolin.
The resulting transparent and homogenous hydrogels do not contain traceable levels of residual crosslinking agent and can tolerate extrusion through needles of different gauge sizes without significant alteration of their rheological properties.
has introduced a crosslinking agent for waterborne urethanes, acrylics and other self crosslinkable resins and fluoropolymers.
Overall growth of the glyoxal market can be attributed to, Glyoxal to be used as an aldehyde substitute across end-user industries Development of biodegradable glyoxal formulations in tandem with the sustainability trend Versatility of glyoxal and its extensive application in multiple end-user industries ranging from textile to oil & gas "Due to glyoxal's divergent properties, the chemical compound is highly explored as a crosslinking agent in wood, textile and paper industries; as a sulfur scavenger and biocide in oil and gas applications and as an effective co-biocide agent in disinfection applications used in veterinary and health sectors.
Dicumyl peroxide is also a crosslinking agent between polymers and elastomers.
On the contrary, sodium alginate in the EDC or EDC-Ca[Cl.sub.2] scaffolds can swell easily when soaked in EDC-NHS crosslinking agent, which results in extreme structure deformation.
Baygen Hardener EH EXP 2205 is a polyisocyanate crosslinking agent for patent leather formulations in organic solvents imparting good flow and fastness properties.
Three different hydrogels were synthesized changing the nature of crosslinking agent: a hydrogel with citric acid as crosslinking agent, a hydrogel with fatty acids as crosslinking agent, and a hydrogel with both citric and fatty acids as crosslinking agent.