Journal :   Asian Journal of Research in Chemistry

Volume No. :   9

Issue No. :  7

Year :  2016

Pages :   343-349

ISSN Print :  0974-4169

ISSN Online :  0974-4150


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A novel sugar bis-methacrylate as cross linker: Synthesis and application



Address:   Sushil Kumar Pandey1*, Hari Om Pandey2
1St. Xavier’s College, Ranchi, India-834001
2Post Graduate Department of Chemistry, Ranchi University, Ranchi, India-834008
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/0974-4150.2016.00052

ABSTRACT:
A novel cross linker for hydrogel fabrication was synthesized starting from D-glucose. The synthesis was achieved in six steps with good yield. Polyacrylamide-grafted-polymethacrylated glucose (PAM-g-PMAGlc) hydrogels were synthesized by free radical initiated graft copolymerization of acryl amide (AAm) onto poly(methacrylated glucose) (PMAGlc) using commercially available N,N’-Methylenebisacrylamide (MBA) and the synthesized bis-methacrylate as cross linker. A comparative study of the hydrogels obtained from two cross linkers was done. The hydrogels were characterized by Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) spectrum, thermal study was investigated using thermogravimetric analysis and DSC while morphology of the gels was examined using Scanning electron microscope (SEM) analysis.
KEYWORDS:
Glycopolymers, acrylamide grafting, hydrogels, biodegradable cross linker.
Cite:
Sushil Kumar Pandey, Hari Om Pandey. A novel sugar bis-methacrylate as cross linker: Synthesis and application. Asian J. Research Chem. 2016; 9(7): 343-349.
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