Review on the impact of polyols on the properties of biobased polyesters

Authors
Lang, K.
Sánchez-Leija, R.J.
Gross, R.A.
Linhardt, Robert J.
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https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2219-5833
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2020
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Biology , Chemistry and chemical biology , Chemical and biological engineering , Biomedical engineering
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Review on the impact of polyols on the properties of biobased polyesters, K. Lang, R. J. Sánchez-Leija, R. A. Gross, R. J. Linhardt, Polymers, 12, 2969, 2020.
Abstract
Bio-based polyol polyesters are biodegradable elastomers having potential utility in soft tissue engineering. This class of polymers can serve a wide range of biomedical applications. Materials based on these polymers are inherently susceptible to degradation during the period of implantation. Factors that influence the physicochemical properties of polyol polyesters might be useful in achieving a balance between durability and biodegradability. The characterization of these polyol polyesters, together with recent comparative studies involving creative synthesis, mechanical testing, and degradation, have revealed many of their molecular-level differences. The impact of the polyol component on the properties of these bio-based polyesters and the optimal reaction conditions for their synthesis are only now beginning to be resolved. This review describes our current understanding of polyol polyester structural properties as well as a discussion of the more commonly used polyol monomers.
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Polymers, 12, 2969
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The Linhardt Research Labs.
The Shirley Ann Jackson, Ph.D. Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies (CBIS)
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Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI)
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