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Abstract

Graft copolymerization of collagen with N,N,N′,N′-tetra (2-hydroxypropyl) ethylene diamine methacrylate (THPEDM) was carried out in an aqueous medium using potassium persulfate as the radical initiator. Collagen-g-poly(THPEDM) was characterized by the percent yield and the copper chloride test. The percentage of grafting was determined as functions of concentration of monomer, concentration initiator, reaction time, and temperature.