Compositions comprising bioadhesives and methods of making the same [article]

Jian Yang, Mohammadreza Mehdizadeh, Austin, The University Of Texas At, Austin, The University Of Texas At
In one aspect, compositions are described herein. In some embodiments, a composition comprises a polymer or oligomer formed from one or more polycarboxylic acids, one or more alcohols, and one or more catechol-containing species. In another aspect, methods of making a composition are described herein. In some embodiments, a method of making a composition comprises providing a polycarboxylic acid; providing an alcohol; combining the polycarboxylic acid with the alcohol; adding a
more » ... ng species to the combination of the polycarboxylic acid and the alcohol; and forming a polymer or oligomer from the polycarboxylic acid, the alcohol, and the catechol-containing species. In some embodiments, the catechol-containing species comprises an amine moiety, a carboxylic acid moiety, or a hydroxyl moiety that is not part of the catechol group.
doi:10.26153/tsw/1744 fatcat:v6qqpymg4bc57mxll7ejrzciba