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Green polymer chemistry benefits biomedical field.

A green process for producing polymers developed by University of Akron Enrollment in fall 2006 was 23,539 students.[1] The school offers more than 200 undergraduate degrees [2] and 100 graduate degrees [3]. The University's best-known program is its College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering, which is located in a  (www.uakron.edu) researchers will provide a recyclable and cost-effective method of creating novel polymers for biomedical bi·o·med·i·cal
adj.
1. Of or relating to biomedicine.

2. Of, relating to, or involving biological, medical, and physical sciences.
 applications and other uses, including drug delivery. The results of the green polymer chemistry Polymer chemistry or macromolecular chemistry is a multidisciplinary science that deals with the chemical synthesis and chemical properties of polymers or macromolecules.  study, titled, "Green polymer chemistry using nature's catalysts, enzymes," are featured as a research highlight in the Journal of Polymer Science: Part A: Polymer Chemistry. The use of enzymes as catalysts is becoming an increasingly attractive alternative to conventional chemical catalysis catalysis

Modification (usually acceleration) of a chemical reaction rate by addition of a catalyst, which combines with the reactants but is ultimately regenerated so that its amount remains unchanged and the chemical equilibrium of the conditions of the reaction is not
, according to Judit Puskas, a UA polymer science professor and lead researcher in the study. (RW+)

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