"Polyvinyl Alcohol" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A polymer prepared from polyvinyl acetates by replacement of the acetate groups with hydroxyl groups. It is used as a pharmaceutic aid and ophthalmic lubricant as well as in the manufacture of surface coatings artificial sponges, cosmetics, and other products.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Polyvinyl Alcohol" by people in Profiles.
Grafting PEG on cellulose nanocrystals via polydopamine chemistry and the effects of PEG graft length on the mechanical performance of composite film. Carbohydr Polym. 2021 Nov 01; 271:118405.
Dual Encapsulated Dacarbazine and Zinc Phthalocyanine Polymeric Nanoparticle for Photodynamic Therapy of Melanoma. Pharm Res. 2021 Feb; 38(2):335-346.
Properties of electrospun pollock gelatin/poly(vinyl alcohol) and pollock gelatin/poly(lactic acid) fibers. Int J Biol Macromol. 2013 Apr; 55:214-20.
Ribbon-to-fiber transformation in the process of spinning of carbon-nanotube dispersion. Phys Rev Lett. 2006 Nov 03; 97(18):188303.
Enhanced angiogenesis characteristic of SPARC-null mice disappears with age. J Cell Physiol. 2005 Sep; 204(3):800-7.
SPARC-thrombospondin-2-double-null mice exhibit enhanced cutaneous wound healing and increased fibrovascular invasion of subcutaneous polyvinyl alcohol sponges. J Histochem Cytochem. 2005 May; 53(5):571-81.
Increased fibrovascular invasion of subcutaneous polyvinyl alcohol sponges in SPARC-null mice. Wound Repair Regen. 2001 Nov-Dec; 9(6):522-30.
In situ freeze-fracture of monolayer cell cultures grown on a permeable support. Microsc Res Tech. 1992 Aug 01; 22(3):301-5.