American Journal of Polymer Science and Technology

Volume 9, Issue 1, March 2023

  • Bioactive Composite Material Based on Polyurethane with Isoniazid

    Dmytro Kuliesh, Nataliia Galatenko, Rita Rozhnova, Ludmila Nechaeva

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, March 2023
    Pages: 1-6
    Received: Feb. 10, 2023
    Accepted: Apr. 11, 2023
    Published: Apr. 20, 2023
    Abstract: An urgent task is the development of new implantation materials with a prolonged medicinal effect for the treatment of the extrapulmonary form of tuberculosis. The purpose of this investigation was to obtain an implantation material based on mesh polyurethane with the anti-tuberculosis drug isoniazid, to study the drug release of isoniazid from the... Show More
  • Biodegradation and Physical Properties of the Polymer Blends Prepared from Cashew Nut Flour and Polyethylene-Based Waste Material

    Abubakar Umar Birnin-Yauri, Aliyu Muhammad, Hannatu Abubakar Sani, Shehu Abdullahi, Abdulaziz Muhammad Hassan

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, March 2023
    Pages: 7-13
    Received: Mar. 27, 2023
    Accepted: May 02, 2023
    Published: Jun. 06, 2023
    Abstract: Plastic litters arising from polyethylene-based materials such as shopping bags, water sachets, bottles, medical wastes etc., are non-biodegradable and increasingly becoming environmental problems in the major cities of Nigeria. A possible solution is to enhance their biodegradation through addition of decomposable material. In this work, polymer b... Show More