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dc.title Tulips: A Renewable Source of Monomer for Superabsorbent Hydrogels en
dc.contributor.author Kollár, Jozef
dc.contributor.author Mrlík, Miroslav
dc.contributor.author Moravčíková, Daniela
dc.contributor.author Kroneková, Zuzana
dc.contributor.author Liptaj, Tibor
dc.contributor.author Lacík, Igor
dc.contributor.author Mosnáček, Jaroslav
dc.relation.ispartof Macromolecules
dc.identifier.issn 0024-9297 Scopus Sources, Sherpa/RoMEO, JCR
dc.date.issued 2016
utb.relation.volume 49
utb.relation.issue 11
dc.citation.spage 4047
dc.citation.epage 4056
dc.type article
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher American Chemical Society (ACS)
dc.identifier.doi 10.1021/acs.macromol.6b00467
dc.relation.uri http://pubs.acs.org/doi/full/10.1021/acs.macromol.6b00467
dc.description.abstract A new class of superabsorbent hydrogels was synthesized by copolymerization of acrylamide with sodium 4-hydroxy-methylenebutaimate (SHMB). SHMB is obtained by saponification of a-methylene-y-butyrolactone (MBL) which is a renewable monomer from tulips. Radical polymerization of SHMB was studied for the first tin*. The extent of side products through the ring closure depended on the pH used during the polymerization. Reactivity ratios for copolymerization of SHMB with acrylamide were estimated. Prepared hydrogels with various composition were investigated for their swelling, mechanical and thermal properties, and morphology as well as cytotoxicity. The achieved degree of swelling of the hydrogels was up to 82 000% and significantly exceeds the capacity of classical superabsorbent hydrogels made of acrylamide and salts of acrylic acid. The degree of swelling as well as mechanical and thermal properties of the hydrogels could be tuned by SHMB content. en
utb.faculty University Institute
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10563/1006559
utb.identifier.obdid 43875208
utb.identifier.scopus 2-s2.0-84975078577
utb.identifier.wok 000378016200006
utb.identifier.coden MAMOB
utb.source j-wok
dc.date.accessioned 2016-08-09T14:03:00Z
dc.date.available 2016-08-09T14:03:00Z
dc.description.sponsorship European Regional Development Fund through project POLYFRIEND [HUSK 1101/1.2.1/0209]; VEGA grant agency [2/0167/14]; Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic-Program NPU I [LO1504]
utb.ou Centre of Polymer Systems
utb.contributor.internalauthor Mrlík, Miroslav
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