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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Preparation And Characterization Of Collagen-chitosan Blends [obtenção E Caracterização De Blendas Colágeno-quitosana]
Author: Tonhi E.
De Guzzi Plepis A.M.
Abstract: Biodegradable polymer blends were obtained using collagen and chitosan. Membranes of collagen and chitosan in different proportions (3:1, 1:1 and 1:3) were prepared by mixing their acetate solutions (pH 3.5) at room temperature. The blends were characterized by differential scanning calorimetry (DSC), thermogravimetric analysis (TGA), Fourier Transform infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy, specific viscosity, water absorption and stress-strain assays. The results showed that chitosan did not interfere in the structural arrangement of the collagen triple helix and the properties of the blends can be controlled by varing the proportion of the collagen and the chitosan.
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Date Issue: 2002
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