Journal of Nanomaterials / 2018 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Embedding of Bacterial Cellulose Nanofibers within PHEMA Hydrogel Matrices: Tunable Stiffness Composites with Potential for Biomedical Applications

Table 1

Specification and equilibrium swelling of BC-PHEMA composites.

Material code BC content [wt%] Equilibrium water content [%]

M--40.6 0.140.7 0.1
C140.0 0.340.1 0.2
C539.8 0.339.7 0.3
C1039.9 0.639.8 0.5
C2039.5 0.139.6 0.3

content in the initial water-swollen BC; content in composite in dry state; determined after preparation of composite prior to drying; determined after drying of composite and its reswelling in water.

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