Table of Contents

Front Matter.
Polysaccharides. Hyaluronic Acid: A Natural Biopolymer / J Schiller, N Volpi, E Hrab̀rov̀, L ⁽olťs.
Polysaccharide Graft Copolymers ₆ Synthesis, Properties and Applications / B S Kaith, Hemant Mittal, Jaspreet Kaur Bhatia, Susheel Kalia.
Natural Polysaccharides: From Membranes to Active Food Packaging / Keith J Fahnestock, Marjorie S Austero, Caroline L Schauer.
Starch as Source of Polymeric Materials / Antonio Još Felix Carvalho.
Grafted Polysaccharides: Smart Materials of the Future, Their Synthesis and Applications / Gautam Sen, Ashoke Sharon, Sagar Pal.
Chitosan: The Most Valuable Derivative of Chitin / Debasish Sahoo, PL Nayak.
Bioplastics and Biocomposites. Biopolymers Based on Carboxylic Acids Derived from Renewable Resources / Sushil Kumar, Nikhil Prakash, Dipaloy Datta.
Characteristics and Applications of Poly(lactide) / Sandra Domenek, Čcile Courgneau, Violette Ducruet.
Biobased Composites and Applications / Smita Mohanty, Sanjay K Nayak.
Miscellaneous Biopolymers. Seed Gums: A Renewable Reservoir for Synthesizing High Performance Materials for Water Remediation / Vandana Singh, Pramendra Kumar.
Bacterial Polymers: Resources, Synthesis and Applications / GVN Rathna, Sutapa Ghosh.
Gum Arabica: A Natural Biopolymer / A Sarkar.
Gluten: A Natural Biopolymer / S Georgiev, Tereza Dekova.
Natural Rubber: Production, Properties and Applications / Thomas Kurian, N M Mathew.
Electronic Structures and Conduction Properties of Biopolymers / Mohsineen Wazir, Vinita Arora, AK Bakhshi.
Biopolymers for Specific Applications. Applications of Biopolymers in Agriculture with Special Reference to Role of Plant Derived Biopolymers in Crop Protection / S Niranjan Raj, SN Lavanya, J Sudisha, H Shekar Shetty.
Modified Cellulose Fibres as a Biosorbent for the Organic Pollutants / Sami Boufi, Sabrine Alila.
Polymers and Biopolymers in Pharmaceutical Technology / Istv̀n Er̳s.
Biopolymers Employed in Drug Delivery / Betina Giehl Zanetti Ramos.
Natural Polymeric Vectors in Gene Therapy / Patit P Kundu, Kishor Sarkar.
Index. 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, characterization, processing, properties, and applications. After the introduction which summarizes the importance of biopolymer in the market, the book covers almost all the topics related to polysaccharides, biofibers, bioplastics, biocomposites, natural rubber, gums, bacterial and blood compatible polymers, and applications of biopolymers in various fields.
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, characterization, processing, properties, and applications. After the introduction which summarizes the importance of biopolymer in the market, the book covers almost all the topics related to polysaccharides, biofibers, bioplastics, biocomposites, natural rubber, gums, bacterial and blood compatible polymers, and applications of biopolymers in various fields.
Avé́́rous, Luc;Kalia, Susheel
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Scrivener
2011
9781118164792
9780470639238
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