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Title Material science of Chitin and Chitosan / Tadashi Uragami, Seiichi Tokura (eds.)
Published Tokyo : Kodansha ; Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2006


Description 1 online resource (xiv, 284 pages) : illustrations
Contents Three-dimensional assembly of chitin and chitosan -- Introduction of biologically active branches through controlled modification reactions of chitin and chitosan -- Enzymes involved in chitin and chitosan decomposition and synthesis -- Separation materials derived from chitin and chitosan -- Pharmaceutical applications of chitin and chitosan -- Biomedical materials from chitin and chitosan -- Regeneration of tissue in the living body -- Miscellaneous applications of chitinous materials -- Prospects of the application of chitin and chitosan
Summary Chitin and chitosan are one of the most important key materials in the 21st century. They have multifunctional properties with applications in the pharmaceutical sciences, environmental problem-solving area (such as water-cleaning) to fibres, films and hydrogels, in cosmetics industry, food additives and as agricultural materials. The most active authors in the field summarize the basics and applications of chitin and chitosan keeping in mind their importance in the science and technology in the 21st century
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Chitin.
Form Electronic book
Author Uragami, Tadashi
浦上, 忠
Tokura, S. (Seiichi)
ISBN 9783540376910