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Chemically Functionalized Clay Vinyl Ester Nanocomposites: Effect of Processing Parameters



D Yebassa, S Balakrishnan, E Feresenbet, D T. Raghavan, P R. Start, Steven Hudson


We found during the sequencing of these five mtDNA templates that some of the single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) did result in amino acid changes when compared with the Cambridge Reference Sequence (Anderson et al.,1981; Andrews et al.,1999). Two interlaboratory evaluations, one for the amplification, sequencing, and data analysis of the CHR template and one for the HL-60 template were each conducted by three different laboratories and NIST. Corroboration of the results in SRMs 2392 and 2392-I will provide quality assurance that any unknown mtDNA is also being amplified and sequenced correctly.Addition of a co-monomer styrene and high intensity ultrasonic mixing produces vinylester nanocomposite with the highest degree of clay platelet exfoliation.
Journal of Polymer Science Part A-Polymer Chemistry


montmorillonite clay, nanocomposites, transmission electron microscopy, vinyl ester, wide angle xray diffraction


Yebassa, D. , Balakrishnan, S. , Feresenbet, E. , Raghavan, D. , Start, P. and Hudson, S. (2004), Chemically Functionalized Clay Vinyl Ester Nanocomposites: Effect of Processing Parameters, Journal of Polymer Science Part A-Polymer Chemistry, [online], (Accessed June 14, 2024)


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Created February 29, 2004, Updated October 12, 2021