Ilker Calgeris's research while affiliated with Marmara University and other places

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Medical adhesives and sealants often require that long-term adhesiveness is achieved. In this work, nanostructured coatings consisting of chitosan and the adhesive bacterial exopolysaccharide levan are fabricated using layer-by-layer (LbL) assembly. Taking advantage of the electrostatic self-assembly mechanism of LbL, the charges of both chitosan a...
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Starch is one of the most commonly available natural polymers which are obtained from agro-sources. It is renewable and abundant in nature. Unfortunately due to its poor mechanical properties and hygroscopic nature, there are some strong limitations to the development of starch-based products. Usually blends of starch are prepared and plasticized w...

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... Starch is a low-cost, available, biodegradable, renewable, and flexible thermoplastic that makes it considered a composite in packaging, engineering applications, and biomedical materials [14]. However, hydrophilic properties with poor mechanical and permeability characteristics need to improve by adding filler and enhancing agents such as lignin [159,160]. Lignin has both hydrophilic and hydrophobic groups, making it suitable for organic and inorganic polymers. Starch composite can be prepared by the extrusion process under high temperature and pressure being added plasticizer such as water or glycerol [161]. ...
... Furthermore, having reported Halomonas smyrnensis AAD6 T as the first halophilic producer and novel species to produce levan at high titers (Poli et al., 2009), our subsequent studies unveiled that the Halomonas levan produced by this strain displays anti-oxidant, anti-cancer (Sarilmiser and Oner, 2014) and heparin-mimetic activities (Erginer et al., 2016). Also, it could serve as bioflocculating agent (Sam et al., 2011) and functional biomaterial in many high value applications such as drug carrier systems (Sezer et al., 2011(Sezer et al., , 2015Mutlu et al., 2021), laser deposited nanostructured bioactive surfaces (Axente et al., 2014;Sima et al., 2011Sima et al., , 2012, adhesive multilayer (Costa et al., 2013) and blend films (Bostan et al., 2014), hydrogels for controlled drug release (Osman et al., 2017;Demirci et al., 2020;Bahadori et al., 2019), tissue engineering applications (Gomes et al., 2018;Avsar et al., 2018), an adsorbent material for the removal of bisphenol-A (Hacıosmanoglu et al., 2019) and a paper conservation material (Saglam et al., 2020). ...