US Patent 5,854,030
United States Patent and Trademark Office
University of Iowa Research Foundation (Oakdale, IA, US)
Sugar-containing poly(acrylate)-based hydrogels and methods of preparing these hydrogels are disclosed. Poly(sugar acrylate)s are chemeoenzymatically prepared and crosslinked to form hydrogels, which are water absorbant.
Dordick, Jonathan S.; Rethwisch, David G.; Patil, Damodar R.; Martin, Brett D.; and Linhardt, Robert J. Sugar-based polymers. US Patent 5,854,030 filed December 11, 1995 and issued December 29, 1998. https://ir.uiowa.edu/patents/200