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Macromol. Symp., Vol. 130, 1998, pp. 1 - 410

IUPAC International Symposium on Molecular Architecture for Degradable Polymers: Molecular Design of Polymeric Materials of Tomorrow

Stockholm (Sweden) 1997

A.-C. Albertsson, S. Karlsson
Macromolecular design of cationic polyelectrolytes on the chitosan basis for achievement of high antimutagenic efficiency at gamma-irradiation 1
V.A. A Alexandrova, D. V. Ryzhkov, G. V. Obukhova, N. S. Domnina, D. A. Topchiev, E. B. Kotlyarova, VA. Shevchenko
A study of microstructural changes during dehydration of hydrolytically degraded poly(glycolic acid) 19
E. King, R. E. Cameron*
New pH sensitive network : combination of an amphiphilic degradable polyester with a ß-cyclodextrin copolymer 45
L. Moine, S. Cammas*, C. Amiel, E. Renard, B. Sébille, P. Guérin
Synthesis and controlled photo- and biodegradabilities of poly[(hydroxybutyrate-co-hydroxyvalerate)-g-styrene] 53
J. Park, W.-W. Choi, C.-S. Ha, W.-H. Kim, W.-J. Cho*
Molecular design of biologically active biodegradable polymers for biomedical applications 71
K.-H. Lee, C.-C. Chu*, F. Quimby, S. Klaessig
Morphologies and enzymatic degradability of melt-crystallized poly(3-hydroxybutyric acid-co-6-hydroxyhexanoic acid) 81
H. Abe, H. Aoki, Y. Doi*
Synthesis and characterization of aliphatic poly(ester-amide)s containing symmetrical bisamide blocks 91
H. R. Stapert, P. J. Dijkstra, J. Feijen*
A biodegradable material for ACL reconstruction 103
K. GissejfäIt*, P. Flodin
Synthesis and structures of cooligo(lactone) macromonorners 113
U. Gopp, B. Sandner*, M. Schöch, K. Schlothauer H. Pasch, R. Ghahary

Synthesis and physical properties of polyurethanes from saccharide-based polycaprolactones

H. Hatakeyama* Y. Izuta, K. Kobashigawa, S. Hirose, T. Hatakeyama
Thermal properties of polyurethanes derived from molasses before and after biodegradation 139
T. Hatakeyama, T. Tokashiki, H. Hatakeyama*
Binary and ternary poly(lactic acid)/poly(e-caprolactone) blends: the effects of oligo-e-caprolactones upon mechanical properties 151
M. R. Lostocco, A. Borzacchiello, S. J. Huang
Polymeric materials as biomaterials under particular consideration of biodegradable polymers 161
H. Höcker
Preparation of rapidly curable hydrogels from gelatin and poly(carboxylic acid) and their adhesion to skin 169
Y. Otani, Y. Tabata, Y. Ikada
Microscopy in the studies of polymer biodegradation 179
H. Janik
Biodegradation of polycaprolactone in plant treatment active sludge 199
M. Rutkowska, A. Dereszewska, M. Jastrzebska*, H. Janik*
Biological basis of enzyme-catalyzed polyester degradation: 59-C-terminal amino acids of poty(3-hydroxybutyrate) (PHB) depolymerase A from pseu domonas lemoignei are sufficient for PHB binding 205
B. H. Briese, D. Jendrossek*
Ring-opening polymerization of 1,4,8-trioxaspiro-[4,6]-9-undecanone: a route to novel molecular architectures for biodegradable aliphatic polyesters 217
D. Tian, P. Dubois, R. Jérome*
Acid-catalyzed copolymerization of aspartic acid with w-amino, acid. - Biodegradability and Ca 2+ chelating ability of poly(aspartic acid -co-w-amino acid) 229
M. Shibata, A. Kusuno, T. Kakuchi* T. Nakato, M. Yoshikawa, M. Tomida  
Synthesis, recovery and possible application of medium-chain-length polyhydroxyalkanoates: a short overview 245
B. Kessler*, B. Witholt
Biodegradable liquid-crystalline aromatic polyesters 261
H. R. Kricheldorf L. Wahlen, T Stukenhrook
Synthesis path versus distribution of functional groups in cellulose ethers 271
T. Liebert, T. Heinze*
Novel ring-opening polymerization of lactide by lipase 285
S. Matsumura*, K. Mabuchi, K. Toshima
Polyesters of phosphoric acid: Synthesis and kinetics of hydrolysis 305
S. Penczek, J. Pretula, K. Kaluzynski
Aromatic components in copolyesters: model structures help to understand biodegradability 319
E. Rantze, I. Kleeberg, U. Witt, R.-J. Müller*, W.-D. Deckwer  
Molecular design strategies for biomaterials that heal 327
B. D. Ratner
Biodegradation of polyorganosiloxanes 337
P. Rosciszewski* J. Lukasiak, A. Dorosz, J. Galinski, M. Szponar
Interactions between a biodegradable polymer poly(hydroxybutyrate hydroxyvalerate), proteins and macrophages 347
L. Rouxhet, R. Legras, Y.-J. Schneider*  
Ring-opening polymerization of degradable polyesters 367
K. Stridsberg, M. Gruvegård, A.-C. Albertsson*
Water-soluble biodegradable polymers: Synthetic or natural-based raw materials? 379
G. Swift*, M. Creamer X. Wei, K. M. Yocom
Ring-opening polymerization of L-lactide by means of different iron compounds 393
A. Södergård*, M. Stolt
Amphiphilic graft copolymers - preparation and interfacial properties 403
B. Wesslén
* The asterisk indicates the name of the author to whom inquiries should be addressed.

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