3. Properties and Hemostatic Application of Gelatin

  1. Abraham J. Domb1,
  2. Neeraj Kumar2 and
  3. Aviva Ezra1
  1. Jalindar Totre,
  2. Diana Ickowicz and
  3. Abraham J. Domb

Published Online: 3 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118015810.ch3

Biodegradable Polymers in Clinical Use and Clinical Development

Biodegradable Polymers in Clinical Use and Clinical Development

How to Cite

Totre, J., Ickowicz, D. and Domb, A. J. (2011) Properties and Hemostatic Application of Gelatin, in Biodegradable Polymers in Clinical Use and Clinical Development (eds A. J. Domb, N. Kumar and A. Ezra), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118015810.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Institute for Drug Design, Medicinal Chemistry, School of Pharmacy – Faculty of Medicine, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

  2. 2

    Department of Pharmaceutics, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER), S.A.S. Nagar, Punjab, India

Author Information

  1. Institute for Drug Design, Medicinal Chemistry, School of Pharmacy – Faculty of Medicine, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 MAY 2011
  2. Published Print: 20 JUN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470424759

Online ISBN: 9781118015810

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Keywords:

  • gelatin, properties and hemostatic application;
  • gelatin, unique hydrocolloid - for biomedical applications, multiple functions with wide applications;
  • hemostatic application of gelatin - absorbable gelatin-based hemostatic agents, for hemostasis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Gelatin Structure

  • Uses of Gelatin

  • Manufacturing of Gelatin

  • Rheological Properties of Gelatin

  • Hemostatic Application of Gelatin

  • Conclusion

  • References