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Materials and Macromolecular Chemistry

Edited by Rui Yang

Scope: This section publishes articles in all areas of chemistry of materials and macromolecular chemistry including properties, applications and development of materials and polymers, nanotechnology, liquid crystals, surfaces and interfaces and biomacromolecular and supramolecular chemistry.

  1. Content type: Research article

    Natural Bombyx mori silk fibroin (SF) fibers were modified with 2-methacryloyloxyethyl isocyanate (MOI) first for the introduction of vinyl groups. Then, 1H,1H,2H,2H-perfluorodecanethiol was grafted onto the SF f...

    Authors: Xiaoning Zhang, Jianwei Liang, Zhenyu Chen, Carrie Donley, Yuling Liu and Guotao Cheng

    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2019 13:114

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  2. Content type: Research article

    Bombyx mori silk fibroin-based materials have good biocompatibility and biodegradability. In order to maximize their utility while maintain appropriate features, silk fibroin (SF) films were modified with reduced...

    Authors: Xiaoning Zhang, Hong Bao, Carrie Donley, Jianwei Liang, Sha Yang and Shui Xu

    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2019 13:62

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Functionalized copolymers were synthesized and are proposed as hosts of RNA. The copolymers are based on carboxymethyl cellulose and poly-(ethylene glycol)-OH. These copolymers were functionalized with two ami...

    Authors: Magali Hernández, Gerardo Leyva, Jonathan J. Magaña, Ariel Guzmán-Vargas, Carlos Felipe, Víctor Lara and Enrique Lima

    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2019 13:33

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  4. Content type: Research article

    AlN films were deposited on Si substrates using a reactive RF magnetron sputtering process and then the films were annealed by using different laser powers and wavelengths (355 nm, 532 nm and 1064 nm). For all...

    Authors: H. K. Lin, Y. J. Huang, W. C. Shih, Y. C. Chen and W. T. Chang

    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2019 13:30

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  5. Content type: Research article

    For the first time, the design and preparation of magnetic polyvinyl alcohol (Fe3O4@PVA) nanocomposite film as a novel nanocatalyst was accomplished by in situ precipitation method. To enhance the catalysis activ...

    Authors: Ali Maleki, Maryam Niksefat, Jamal Rahimi and Zoleikha Hajizadeh

    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2019 13:19

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  6. Content type: Research article

    In recent decades, incorporating polypropylene (PP) within flame retardants has proved to be an effective method of improving the thermal stabilities of PP, but too much adversely affects the mechanical proper...

    Authors: Yi-jun Liao, Xiao-li Wu, Xin Peng, Zheng Zhou, Ju-zhen Wu, Fang Wu, Tao Jiang, Jia-xuan Chen, Lin Zhu and Tao Yi

    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2019 13:9

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Laser Engineered Net Shaping (LENS™) was used to produce a compositionally graded Ti-xMo (0 ≤ x ≤ 12 wt %) specimen and nine Ti-15Mo (fixed composition) specimens at different energy densities to understand th...

    Authors: Michael. Y. Mendoza, Peyman Samimi, David. A. Brice, Iman Ghamarian, Matt Rolchigo, Richard LeSar and Peter. C. Collins

    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2019 13:5

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