TY - CHAP A1 - Gaetano Lamberti A2 - Anna Angela Barba A3 - Sara Cascone A4 - Annalisa Dalmoro A5 - Diego Caccavo ED1 - Sutapa Biswas Majee Y1 - 2016-08-24 PY - 2016 T1 - An Engineering Point of View on the Use of the Hydrogels for Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Applications N2 - This book is an Up-to-date and authoritative account on physicochemical principles, pharmaceutical and biomedical applications of hydrogels. It consists of eight contributions from different authors highlighting properties and synthesis of hydrogels, their characterization by various instrumental methods of analysis, comprehensive review on stimuli-responsive hydrogels and their diverse applications, and a special section on self-healing hydrogels. Thus, this book will equip academia and industry with adequate basic and applied principles related to hydrogels. BT - Emerging Concepts in Analysis and Applications of Hydrogels SP - Ch. 8 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/64299 DO - 10.5772/64299 SN - 978-953-51-2510-5 PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2020-09-19 ER -