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Silk: Properties, Production and Uses $170.00
Editors: Pornanong Aramwit (Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand)
Book Description:
This book is a general introduction to the use of the silkworm and its products for the textile industry and in the human body for the purposes of aiding healing and correcting deformities. In addition, this book provides a familiarity with the uses of silk materials in textile and biological applications and also the rational basis for these applications. It covers subjects such as silkworm silk fiber composites, silk materials in medicine and cellular immunological responses to silk materials. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents:

1. Silk Use by Benthic Macroinvertebrates
(Jonathan Fingerut and Lindsay Simmen)

2. Muga Silk: Properties, Production and Uses
(Subrata Das)

3. Conservation and Diversification of Spider Silk: An Evolutionary Perspective
(Sara L. Goodacre

4. Evolution of Mulberry and Non-Mulberry Silk Fibers for Textile Applications
(Rungsima Chollakup and Wirasak Smitthipong)

5. Flavonoids and Carotenoids in Silkworm Cocoons
(Pornanong Aramwit)

6. A Novel Concept on Bioengineering-Silkworm Silk Fiber
(Karen Hoi-Yan Cheung)

7. Evaluating the Degradation of Silk Fabrics and Silk-Based Biomaterials
(Jolon M. Dyer and Caroline Solazzo)

8. Ecophysiological Influences on Spider Silk Properties and the Potential for Producing Adaptable, Degradation Resistant Biomaterials
(Sean J. Blamires and I-Min Tso)

9. Toward Eco-Friendly Composite Materials Based on Silk Fibroin
(Mariana Agostini de Moraes and Marisa Masumi Beppu)

10. Cellular Immunological Responses to Silk Materials
(Pornanong Aramwit)

11. Silk Fibroin in Medicine
(Antonella Motta, Michael Floren and Claudio Migliaresi)

12. Silk Materials for Drug Delivery Devices
(Pornanong Aramwit)

13. Application of Silk Sericin for the Controlled Release and Target-Specific Delivery of Biological Substances
(Ayumu Nishida)

14. Silk Proteins for Wound Healing Materials
(Pornanong Aramwit)

15. Use of Silk in Tendon/Ligament Tissue Engineering
(Thomas K.H. Teh, Siew-Lok Toh, James C.H. Goh)


      Materials Science and Technologies
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2012 1st quarter
   Pages: 7 x 10 (NBC - C)
   ISBN: 978-1-62100-723-4
   Status: AV
Status Code Description
AN Announcing
FM Formatting
PP Page Proofs
FP Final Production
EP Editorial Production
PR At Prepress
AP At Press
AV Available
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