Preface Morphology of Polypropylenes of Different Chemical Structure; N. N. Kolesnikova, Yu. K. Lukanina, A. V. Khvatov, and A. A. Popov Thermodynamic and Structural Parameters of Phospholipid Membranes; O. M. Alekseeva, A. V. Krivandin, O. V. Shatalova, A. V. Krementsova, and Yu. A. Kim Updates on Vinyl Polymers; G. E. Zaikov Practical Hints on Polymerization Methods; G. E. Zaikov Technical Hints on Polycondensation; G. E. Zaikov Condensation Polymers: A Review; G. E. Zaikov Trends in Chemical Reactions of Polymers; G. E. Zaikov Efficiency and Application of Polystyrene Plastics Blends in Environment Protection; R. R. Usmanova and G. E. Zaikov Mathematical Model of Kinetic of Radical Polymerization of Methyl Methacrylate; Sergei V. Kolesov, Daria A. Shiyan, Valerii M. Yanborisov, Anastasia O. Burakova, Konstantin A. Tereshchenco, Nikolai V. Ulitin, and Gennadii E. Zaikov Isoprene Polymerization on Neodymium Catalyst System; Konstantin A. Tereshchenco, Evgenii B. Shirokikh, Vadim P. Zakharov, Daria A. Shiyan, Nikolai V. Ulitin, and Gennadii E. Zaikov Films of Poly-(3-Hydroxybutyrate)-Polyvinyl Alcohol Blends; A. A. Ol'Khov, A. L. Iordanskii, and G. E. Zaikov Desorption of The Plasticizer (Dialkylphthalate) in PVC; I. G. Kalinina, K. Z. Gumargalieva, and S. A. Semenov Thermophysical Characterystics of Chlorinated Ethylene-Propylene-Diene; I. A. Mikhaylov, Yu. O. Andriasyan, G. E. Zaikov, and A. A. Popov Simulation of Co-Polymerization Processes; T. A. Mikhailova, E. N. Miftakhov, and S. A Mustafina Effects of Low-Molecular Electrolytes on Particle Size of Polyelectrolyte-Surfactant Complexes; M. S. Babaev and S. V. Kolesov Chain Propagation in Methyl Methacrylate and Styrene Polymerization; S. V. Kolesov, N. N. Sigaeva, I. I. Nasibullin, and A. K. Friesen Polymeric Compositions Based on Styrene-Butadiene-Styrene; M. I. Abdullin, A. A. Basyrov, S. N. Nikolaev, A. S. Gadeev, N. V. Koltaev, and Yu. A. Koksharova Polyvinylchloride Compounds; Resistant to Aggressive Organic Media; G. F. Aminova, A. R. Maskova, R. F. Nafikova, L. B. Stepanova, A. K. Mazitova, and R. R. Daminev Calcium-Zinc Stabilizing System Integrated Action for PVC Compounds; L. B. Stepanova, R. F. Nafikova, T. R. Deberdeev, R. J. Deberdeev, and R. R. Daminev Development of Liquid Stabilizing Systems PVC Processing; L. B. Stepanova, R. F. Nafikova, T. R. Deberdeev, R. J. Deberdeev, and R .N. Fatkullin Modernization of Suspension PVC Production; N. A. Shkeneva, R. N. Fatkullin, and R. F. Nafikova Liquid Phase Filling of Butadiene-Styrene Polymers; Ilia Valerievich Pankov, Viktor Petrovich Yudin, and Viktor Nikolaevich Verezhnikov A Study on Composition of Stereoisomer of Amino Acid Complexes; T. V. Berestova, G. V. Miftakhova, G. Yu. Amantaeva, L. G. Kuzina, N. A. Amineva, and I. A. Massalimov Microtubes from a Chitosan Solution in Glycolic Acid Using Dry Spinning Method; Tatiana S. Babicheva, Natalia O. Gegel, and Anna B. Shipovskaya Propagation Rate Constant in the Methyl Methacrilate Bulk Radical Polymerization; V. M. Yanborisov, A. A. Sultanova, and S. V. Kolesov Enzymatic Degradation of Chitosan in Acetic Acid Solution; I. F. Tuktarova, V. V. Chernova, and E. I. Kulish E.I. Medicinal Film Coatings on the Basis of Chitosan; A. S. Shurshina and E. I. Kulish Index
Aleksandr M. Kochnev, PhD, is deputy director of the Kazan National Research Technological University as well as a specialist in the chemistry, physics, and mechanics of polymers, composites, and nanocomposites. He is also very active in synthetic organic chemistry, physical chemistry, and chemical physics. He has published 10 books and about 100 original papers. Oleg V. Stoyanov, DSc, is head of the chair of industrial safety and professor of the chair of Technology of Processing Plastic and Composite Materials (TPPCM) at Kazan State Technological University in Russia. He is a world-renowned scientist in the field of chemistry and the physics of oligomers, polymers, composites, and nanocomposites. Gennady E. Zaikov, DSc, is head of the Polymer Division at the N. M. Emanuel Institute of Biochemical Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia, and professor at Moscow State Academy of Fine Chemical Technology, Russia, as well as professor at Kazan National Research Technological University, Kazan, Russia. He is also a prolific author, researcher, and lecturer. He has received several awards for his work, including the Russian Federation Scholarship for Outstanding Scientists. He has been a member of many professional organizations and on the editorial boards of many international science journals. Renat M. Akhmetkhanov, DSc, is an expert in the fields of chemical kinetics, chemistry and physics of polymers, composites, and nanocomposites as well as synthesis and modification of polymers (including degradation and stabilization of polymers and composites). He has published about 500 original papers and reviews as well as several monographs.