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Modified chitosan nano-substrates for mycobacterial capture
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2015-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the world’s deadliest diseases, with one third of the population being infected by it. The diagnosis of active tuberculosis entails finding and identifying Mycobacterium ...
Amphiphilic electrospun fibres of poly(methacrylic acid)-graft-poly(dimethylsiloxane) copolymers as a means to controlling electrospun fibre morphology and obtaining nanofibre hydrogels
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-04)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Novel poly(methacrylic acid)-graft-poly(dimethylsiloxane) copolymers were synthesised by conventional free radical reactions using a poly(dimethylsiloxane) macromonomer. The polymers were electrospun ...
Coaxial electrospinning for the reinforcement of nanofibre mats
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2017-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Styrene -N-(N’,N’-dimethyl-3-aminopropyl)maleimide copolymer (SMI-P) was prepared by treating styrene-maleic anhydride copolymer (SMA) with N,N-dimethyl-3-aminopropylamine (DMAPA). The SMI-P copolymer was ...