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International Journal of Polymer Science
Volume 2011, Article ID 936973, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/936973
Research Article

Isocyanate Reduction by Epoxide Substitution of Alcohols for Polyurethane Bioelastomer Synthesis

1Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Missouri-Columbia, W2033 Lafferre Hall, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
2Department of Biological Engineering, University of Missouri-Columbia, 248 AE Building, Columbia, MO 65211, USA

Received 10 June 2011; Accepted 23 July 2011

Academic Editor: Cyrille Boyer

Copyright © 2011 Arnold A. Lubguban et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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