Characterisation of co-solvent effects in poly(vinyl alcohol) gels by oscillatory rheology

Wright, Emma J. and Jones, David S. and Andrews, Gavin P. (2010) Characterisation of co-solvent effects in poly(vinyl alcohol) gels by oscillatory rheology. In: UK PHARMSCI, 1-3 September 2010, Nottingham, UK.

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Item Type:Conference or Workshop contribution (Poster)
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Abstract

Poly(vinyl alcohol) is an extremely versatile polymer but its uses in the gel state can be limited by the syneresis (ageing) shown in gels with water as the only solvent. To improve the ageing and, therefore, functionality of PVA gels they need to be made with water and co-solvents.

Additional Information:Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology Special Issue: UK-PharmSci 2010 - The Science of Medicines. Abstracts from the UK conference, 1-3 September Volume 62, Issue 10, pages 1201–1516, October 2010
Keywords:Poly(vinyl alcohol), polymers, Gels, Solvent interactions, Rheology, bmjtype
Subjects:B Subjects allied to Medicine > B230 Pharmacy
F Physical Sciences > F200 Materials Science
Divisions:College of Science > School of Pharmacy
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ID Code:22983
Deposited On:24 Apr 2016 20:18

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