Accession Number : ADA325641

Title :   High Performance Underwater Adhesives: Synthetic Analogs of Marine Mussel Cement Proteins.

Descriptive Note : Performance rept. 1 Jun 96-31 May 97,

Corporate Author : CALIFORNIA UNIV SANTA BARBARA DEPT OF MATERIALS

Personal Author(s) : Deming, Timothy J.

PDF Url : ADA325641

Report Date : MAY 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : The objective of this study is to chemically synthesize and characterize polymeric materials possessing the characteristics of marine adhesive proteins which can be prepared in large scale with consistent composition and control over their physical properties.

Descriptors :   *PROTEINS, *MUSSELS, *UNDERWATER, *ADHESIVE BONDING, PHYSICAL PROPERTIES, PEPTIDES, POLYMERS, SYNTHESIS(CHEMISTRY), COPOLYMERS, CROSSLINKING(CHEMISTRY), OXIDATION, AMINO ACIDS, CHEMICAL ANALOGS.

Subject Categories : Organic Chemistry
      Polymer Chemistry

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE