Thermo-responsive functionalized polymeric nanocomposites

Atta Rasool, Muhammad Rizwan, Anees ur Rehman Qureshi, Tahir Rasheed, Muhammad Bilal

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Abstract

Thermo-responsive polymer nanocomposites have become a significant area of research in the last three decades in terms of low cost, thermal stability, biocompatibility, and higher flexibility. These are intelligent or smart materials that can respond to temperature deviations, making them valuable materials in drug delivery, tissue engineering, and gene delivery. Drug-loaded thermo-responsive polymeric nanocomposites have great potential for therapeutic applications because of their biochemical properties. In this chapter, we discuss graphene-based, hydrogel-based, and polymer-based thermo-responsive nanocomposites, their synthetic methods, and applications.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSmart Polymer Nanocomposites
Subtitle of host publicationDesign, Synthesis, Functionalization, Properties, and Applications
PublisherElsevier
Pages219-240
Number of pages22
ISBN (Electronic)9780323916110
ISBN (Print)9780323916127
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2022

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Keywords

  • Thermo-responsive polymers
  • bioanalytical
  • gene and drug delivery
  • surface modification
  • synthesis
  • tissue engineering

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Engineering
  • General Materials Science

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