Hydrophobic interactions in aqueous polyvinylalcohol solutions
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Hydrophobic interactions in aqueous polyvinylalcohol solutions the aggregation and temperature dependent conformational changes, of partially hydrolysed polyvinylalcohol in aqueous solution, using partial molal volume and light scattering measurements. by Nicholas John Crowther

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Published in Bradford .
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Ph.D. thesis. Typescript.

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