1st Edition

Cellulose-Based Graft Copolymers Structure and Chemistry

Edited By Vijay Kumar Thakur Copyright 2015
    628 Pages
    by CRC Press

    628 Pages 32 Color & 395 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    Cellulose-Based Graft Copolymers: Structure and Chemistry discusses the synthesis, characterization, and properties of multifunctional cellulose-based graft copolymers. Presenting the contributions of accomplished experts in the field of natural cellulosic polymers, this authoritative text:

    • Offers an overview of cutting-edge technical accomplishments in natural cellulose-based graft polymers
    • Addresses a separate biomaterial in each chapter, exploring composition as well as graft copolymerization chemistry
    • Covers fundamentals and applications including toxic ion removal, biomedical engineering, biofuels, micro/nano composites, papermaking, building materials, and defense

    Cellulose-Based Graft Copolymers: Structure and Chemistry tackles several critical issues and provides suggestions for future work, supplying deeper insight into the state of the art of advanced cellulose-based graft copolymers.

    Cellulose-Based Graft Copolymers: An Overview
    Vijay Kumar Thakur, Manju Kumari Thakur, Ashvinder Kumar Rana, and Amar Singh Singha
    Grafting on Cellulosics: Progress toward Purpose
    R. Meena and A. Bhattacharya
    Preparation of Functional Polymer-Grafted Cellulose through Azide Alkyne Cycloaddition or C-C Cross-Coupling
    Jusha Ma, Qinyuan Niu, and Wenhui Wu
    Graft Copolymerization of Cellulose and Cellulose Derivatives
    Chunmei Jian, Qiquan Ye, Meng Huo, and Jinying Yuan
    Cellulose Graft Copolymerization by Gamma and Electron Beam Irradiation
    Dilip Kumar Kakati, Montu Moni Bora, and Chayanika Deka
    Advances in Cellulose-Based Graft Copolymers Prepared via Controlled Radical Polymerization Methods: A Comprehensive Review
    Umesh Kumar Parida, Birendra Kumar Bindhani, Susanta Kumar Biswal, and Padmalochan Nayak
    UV-Grafting: A Powerful Tool for Cellulose Surface Modification
    R. Bongiovanni, A. Chiappone, and E. Zeno
    Graft Copolymerization of Vinyl Monomers onto Cellulosic Cannabis indica Fibers
    Ashvinder Kumar Rana, Amar Singh Singha, Manju Kumari Thakur, and Vijay Kumar Thakur
    Advances, Development, and Characterization of Cellulose Graft Copolymers
    Vicente de Oliveira Sousa Neto, Diego de Quadros Melo, Paulo de Tarso C. Freire, Marcos Antônio Araujo-Silva, and Ronaldo Ferreira do Nascimento
    Modification of Cellulose-Based Fibers by the Graft Copolymerization Method
    Mehlika Pulat
    Modification of Jute Fibers by Radiation-Induced Graft Copolymerization and Their Applications
    Mubarak A. Khan, Saifur Rahaman, Abdullah-Al-Jubayer, and Jahid M.M. Islam
    Chemically Modified Cotton Fibers for Antimicrobial Applications
    Surinder Pal Singh, Bhawna Soni, and S.K. Bajpai
    Cellulose-Based Graft Copolymer for Toxic Ion and Organic Persistent Pollutants Removal
    Iñaki Urruzola, Eduardo Robles, Luis Serrano, and Jalel Labidi
    Use of Oxidized Regenerated Cellulose in Controlling Bleeding during Neurosurgical Procedures
    Roberto Gazzeri, Marcelo Galarza, Marika Morabito, and Alex Alfieri
    Hydroxypropyl Methyl Cellulose Grafted with Poly(Acrylamide): Application as Novel Polymeric Material as Flocculant as well as Adsorbent
    Sagar Pal, Raghunath Das, and Soumitra Ghorai
    Preparation of Graft Copolymers of Cellulose Derivatives and Their Use in Recovery Processes
    Nursel Pekel Bayramgil
    Grafting of Cellulose-Based Materials: Techniques, Factors, and Applications of the Grafted Products
    Biranchinarayan Tosh
    Preparation, Self-Assembly, and Application of Amphiphilic Cellulose-Based Graft Copolymers
    Xiaohui Wang, Yanzhu Guo, Haoquan Zhong, Meiwan Chen, and Runcang Sun
    Hydroxypropyl Cellulose-Based Graft Copolymers: Structure, Properties, and Application
    Massoumeh Bagheri
    Intelligent Responsive Copolymers Based on Cellulose: Structure, Properties, and Applications
    Xiuli Chen, Yajia Huang, Haixiang Zhang, Mario Gauthier, and Guang Yang
    Synthesis and Applications of Grafted Carboxymethyl Cellulose: A Review
    Sumit Mishra, Gautam Sen, Kartick Prasad Dey, and G. Usha Rani
    Surface Grafting of Cellulose Nanowhisker
    Hou-Yong Yu, Jin Huang, and Peter R. Chang
    Nanocellulose Preparation, Surface Chemical Modification, and Its Application
    Abbas Dadkhah Tehrani and Mohammad Hossein Babaabbasi
    Synthesis and Characterization of Sulfonyl-Terminated Polymer-Grafted Magnetic Nanocellulose and Its Application as a pH-Responsive Antibiotic Drug Carrier for the Controlled Delivery of Ciprofloxacin
    T.S. Anirudhan, J. Nima, and P.L. Divya
    Grafting of Cellulose and Cellulose Derivatives by CuAAC Click Chemistry
    Faten Hassan Hassan Abdellatif, Jérôme Babin, Carole Arnal-Herault, and Anne Jonquieres


    Vijay Kumar Thakur is currently a staff scientist in the School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering at Washington State University, Pullman, USA. His former appointments include a research scientist in Temasek Laboratories at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, and a visiting research fellow in the Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering at Lunghwa University of Science and Technology, Taiwan. He completed his postdoctorate in materials science at Iowa State University, Ames, USA, and his Ph.D in polymer science at the National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur, India. In addition to being widely published, Dr. Thakur is an editorial board member of numerous international journals, guest editor of the International Journal of Polymer Science and Journal of Chemistry, and member of several scientific bodies around the world.

    "… a good overview of the past and current pathways for cellulose-based graft copolymers."
    —Dr. Minh Tan Ton-That, National Research Council Canada, Boucherville, Québec

    "… a very important and comprehensive piece of work. … a worthwhile read."
    —Dr. Dilip Depan, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, USA

    "With its distinguished editor and team of international contributors, this book will be an invaluable reference for academics, scientists, and researchers pertaining to the polymer field."
    —Professor Tarun K. Maji, Tezpur University, India

    "… provides valuable information on the latest developments of cellulose-based graft copolymers. … Every polymer scientist must read this book."
    —Professor Mohd Sapuan Salit, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang

    "Each chapter is written with teaching skills and contains recent scientific information which will be useful … in different domains, such as polymer chemistry, biopolymers, plastic technology, material science, chemical engineering, forestry, agriculture, cellulose, green composites, and biotechnology."
    —Dr. Silvia Ioan, "Petru Poni" Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry, Iasi, Romania

    "An interesting book for natural polymers that will be a good read for postgraduate researchers and material engineers and scientists alike searching for in-depth understanding of grafted cellulose. The book is detailed in grafting process and provides detailed examples of potential applications in environmental, medical and a selection of engineering sectors. A must have if you are into medical and health biomaterials."
    —James Njuguna, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen