In this study, hydrogels of poly(acrylamide-co-2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate) having different properties were prepared by a redox polymerization method. Poly(ethylene glycol), PEG 4000 was included in the polymerization recipe to increase the microporosity of the resultant polymeric structures. AAm/HEMA hydrogels with different properties were obtained by changing initial AAm/HEMA mole ratio, total monomer, PEG 4000 and crosslinker concentrations.
Acrylamide, 2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate, hydrogel, crosslinking, swelling, diffusion.
YÜRÜKSOY, BELMA IŞIK (2000) "Swelling Behavior of Acrylamide-2-Hydroxyethyl Methacrylate Hydrogels," Turkish Journal of Chemistry: Vol. 24: No. 2, Article 5. Available at: https://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/chem/vol24/iss2/5