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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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Compared to polyethylenes, EOCs have enhanced macromolecular cross-linking due to their high content of tertiary radicals formed within irradiation as well established by several authors [15,16].
has marked the one year anniversary of the US commercial availability of Photrexa Viscous (riboflavin 5'-phosphate in 20% dextran ophthalmic solution) and Photrexa (riboflavin 5'-phosphate ophthalmic solution), the drugs used in corneal cross-linking with the KXL System, for the treatment of progressive keratoconus and corneal ectasia following refractive surgery, the company said.
However, it's efficacy remained controversial as epithelial barrier limit the depth and amount of cross-linking, evidenced as shallow and uneven distribution of the keratocytes apoptosis on confocal microscopy 7 and ectatic progression in many clinical trials as compared to epithelium off CXL.
Traditional cross-linking involves treating natural HA with a reagent (often BDDE) to generate a synthetically cross-linked gel.
With funding from the Medical Research Council, the UK Cross-Linking Consortium was established back in 2013 to encourage collaboration and co-ordinated multi-centre studies for ophthalmologists and vision scientists.
After cross-linking, each of the samples was weighed, and then washed in toluene for 1 week to remove the unreacted precursor.
In contrast to other production and cross-linking processes, battenfeld-cincinnati says the inline process demonstrated during the event enables the production of peroxide cross-linked pipes with high crosslinking rates at extremely low cost.
Keywords: Cross-linking, Degradation kinetics, Starch, Succinic anhydride, Thermal analysis.
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.
A gross observation of tissue were made after cross-linking with GA, GO, DPPA and EGDGE at given concentration and duration.
IROC became the first company to bring to market cross-linking devices designed to treat keratoconus and other corneal disorders.
assemble 23 chapters that explain corneal collagen cross-linking to general and pediatric ophthalmologists, refractive surgeons, corneal specialists, optometrists, and researchers.
Purpose: To study the effectiveness and safety of corneal collagen cross-linking with hypoosmolar riboflavin solution applied to keratoconus patients with thin corneas.
One such treatment is corneal collagen cross-linking (CXL).
It comprises the following steps: forming polymer particles by reacting a main monomer of (N-substituted alkyl) acrylamide, a functional monomer for bonding the polymer particles to a fibrous substrate, a cross-linking agent, and an initiator and loading a deodorant agent to the polymer particles.