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Gels 2017, 3(1), 11; doi:10.3390/gels3010011

Self-Assembly of Colloidal Nanocomposite Hydrogels Using 1D Cellulose Nanocrystals and 2D Exfoliated Organoclay Layers

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Centre for Organized Matter for Chemistry and Centre for Protolife Research, School of Chemistry, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 1TS, UK
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Denso Corporation, 1-1, Showa-cho, Kariya, Aichi 448-8661, Japan
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Academic Editor: Dirk Kuckling
Received: 12 December 2016 / Revised: 13 March 2017 / Accepted: 13 March 2017 / Published: 17 March 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Stimuli-Responsive Gels)
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Stimuli-responsive colloidal nanocomposite hydrogels are prepared by exploiting non-covalent interactions between anionic cellulose nanocrystals and polycationic delaminated sheets of aminopropyl-functionalized magnesium phyllosilicate clays. View Full-Text
Keywords: cellulose nanocrystals; organoclay; nanocomposite hydrogels cellulose nanocrystals; organoclay; nanocomposite hydrogels
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Okamoto, T.; Patil, A.J.; Nissinen, T.; Mann, S. Self-Assembly of Colloidal Nanocomposite Hydrogels Using 1D Cellulose Nanocrystals and 2D Exfoliated Organoclay Layers. Gels 2017, 3, 11.

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