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Title Renewable resources for functional polymers and biomaterials : polysaccharides, proteins and polyesters / edited by Peter A. Williams
Published Cambridge [England] : RSC Pub., 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 440 pages) : illustrations
Series RSC polymer chemistry series, 2044-0790 ; 1
RSC polymer chemistry series ; 1. 2044-0790
Contents Natural Polymers: Introduction and Overview; Analysis and Characterization of Natural Polymers; Cellulose and its Derivatives and Applications; Starch and Starch Derived Products: Biotech and Medical Applications; Pectins: Production, Properties and Applications; Gum Arabic and Other Exudate Gums: Sources, Properties and Applications; Alginates: Biotechnology and Medical Applications; Chitin and Chitosan: Sources, Production and Medical Applications;Hemicellulose: A New Source of Functional Biopolymers; Hyaluronan: Resources, Biology and Medical Applications; Nucleic Acid Polymers, Genes and Applications of Recombinant DNA Technology; Glycoproteins and Adhesion Ligands: Properties and Biomedical Applications; Industrial Milk and Plant Proteins: Sources, Production and Medical Applications; Microbial Polyesters: Biosynthesis, Properties, Biodegradation and Applications;
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Biomedical materials.
Renewable energy sources.
Renewable natural resources.
Form Electronic book
Author Williams, Peter A.
ISBN 1628701528 (electronic bk.)
1849733511 (electronic bk.)
9781628701524 (electronic bk.)
9781849733519 (electronic bk.)