Polymer Science, Series D

, Volume 10, Issue 2, pp 189–193 | Cite as

Peculiarities of obtaining biocompatible films based on chitosan cross linked by genipin

  • N. R. Kil’deeva
  • M. A. Kasatkina
  • S. N. Mikhailov


The results of a study of gelation peculiarities in chitosan solutions in the presence of a cross-linking agent of natural origin and biocompatible properties of films obtained on the basis of the chitosan-solution–genipin gelling system are presented. The possibility of controlling the swelling degree of the films from 300 to 1800% are shown.


chitosan chemical cross linking cross-linking reagent genipin gelation hydrogels films swelling degree 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. R. Kil’deeva
    • 1
  • M. A. Kasatkina
    • 1
  • S. N. Mikhailov
    • 2
  1. 1.Moscow State University of Design and TechnologyMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Engelhardt Institute of Molecular BiologyRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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