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Biodegradable Materials: Production, Properties and Applications $245.00
Editors: Brandon M. Johnson and Zachary E. Berkel
Book Description:
This book presents topical research in the study of biodegradable materials, including biodegradable materials used to develop an ecofriendly technology for water purification; chitosan from aquatic and terrestrial organisms and microorganisms; polylactic acid as a biodegradable plastic; biodegradable product design; biodegradable hydrogels as drug delivery systems for tissue engineering and biotechnologically produced biodegradable polymers.

Table of Contents:
Preface

Towards Pediatric Urinary Bladder Tissue Engineering, pp. 1-28
(Arun K. Sharma, Earl Y. Cheng, Children’s Memorial Hospital of Chicago, Division of Pediatric Urology; Chicago, Illinois, USA, and others)

Chitosan from Aquatic and Terrestrial Organisms and Microorganisms: Production, Properties and Applications, pp. 29-50
(Nitar Nwe, Tetsuya Furuike, Hiroshi Tamura, Faculty of Chemistry, Materials and Bioengineering, Kansai University, Suita, Osaka, Japan)

Degradation Parameters and Mechanical Properties Evolution, pp. 51-77
(Andre Vieira, Institute of Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Management, Campus FEUP, Porto, Portugal)

Poly Lactic Acid: An Environmentally Friendly Biopolymer, pp. 79-89
(Rojan P. John, Anisha G.S., Nimisha R. Nair, K.M. Nampoothiri, Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique-Eau Terre Environnement, Quebec (QC), Canada, and others)

Biodegradable Materials: A Greener Technology for Water Purification, pp. 91-101
(Shivani B. Mishra, Department of Chemical Technology, University of Johannesburg, Doornfontein, Johannesburg, South Africa)

Functional Properties of Biopolymers for Drug Delivery Applications ^, pp. 103-154
(Philip F. Builders, Anthony A. Attama, Department of Pharmaceutical Technology and Raw Material Development, National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development, Abuja Nigeria, and others)

Biodegradable Hydrogels as Drug Delivery Systems for Tissue Engineering Applications, pp. 155-171
(Kacey G. Marra, Alicia J. DeFail, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and others)*

Polyhydroxyalkanoates: A New Generation of Biotechnologically Produced Biodegradable Polymers, pp. 173-217
(Ipsita Roy, Sheryl Philip, University of Westminster, United Kingdom)*

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   Series:
      Materials Science and Technologies
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2011
   Pages: 7x10 (NBC - R)
   ISBN: 978-1-62100-165-2
   Status: AV
  
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