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Biopolymers: Biomedical and Environmental Applications

Author: Susheel Kalia, Luc Avérous

Published: August, 2011

Publisher: Wiley   

Price:  US $ 194.95

Write-up: This handbook focuses on biopolymers for both environmental and biomedical applications. It shows recent advances in technology in all areas, from chemical synthesis or biosynthesis to end-use applications. These areas have not been covered in a single book before and they include biopolymers for chemical and biotechnological modifications, material structures, characterisation, processing, properties and applications.

After the introduction which summarises the importance of biopolymer in the market, the book covers almost all the topics related to polysaccharides, biofibres, bioplastics, biocomposites, natural rubber, gums, bacterial and blood compatible polymers and applications of biopolymers in various fields.

Table of Contents: 
• Polysaccharides.
• Bioplastics and Biocomposites.
•  Miscellaneous Biopolymers.
•  Biopolymers for Specific Applications.

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