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01.Building Materials: Properties, Performance and Applications
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Biodegradable Materials: Production, Properties and Applications
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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.

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

Chapter 2 - Chitosan from Aquatic and Terrestrial Organisms and Microorganisms: Production, Properties and Applications pp. 29-50
Authors / Editors: (Nitar Nwe, Tetsuya Furuike, Hiroshi Tamura, Faculty of Chemistry, Materials and Bioengineering, Kansai University, Suita, Osaka, Japan)
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Chapter 3 - Degradation Parameters and Mechanical Properties Evolution pp. 51-78
Authors / Editors: (Andre Vieira, Institute of Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Management, Campus FEUP, Porto, Portugal)

Chapter 4 - Poly Lactic Acid: An Environmentally Friendly Biopolymer pp. 79-90
Authors / Editors: (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)

Chapter 5 - Biodegradable Materials: A Greener Technology for Water Purification pp. 91-102
Authors / Editors: (Shivani B. Mishra, Department of Chemical Technology, University of Johannesburg, Doornfontein, Johannesburg, South Africa)

Chapter 6 - Functional Properties of Biopolymers for Drug Delivery Applications pp.103-154
Authors / Editors: (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)

Chapter 7 - Biodegradable Hydrogels as Drug Delivery Systems for Tissue Engineering Applications pp. 155-172
Authors / Editors: (Kacey G. Marra, Alicia J. DeFail, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and others)

Chapter 8 - Polyhydroxyalkanoates: A New Generation of Biotechnologically Produced Biodegradable Polymers pp. 173-216
Authors / Editors: (Ipsita Roy, Sheryl Philip, University of Westminster, United Kingdom)

      Materials Science and Technologies
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2011
   Pages: 7x10 (NBC - R) 248pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-61122-804-5
   Status: AV
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