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Biodegradable Polymers: Processing, Degradation and Applications
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Editors: Gary P. Felton
Book Description:
This new book presents topical research in the study of the processing, degradation and applications of biodegradable polymers. Topics discussed include microbial degradation of trichloroethylene; the synthesis and applications of biodegradable poly(ester amides); block copolymer based nanoconstructs; biodegradable polyurethanes and bio-pharmaceuticals. (Imprint: Nova Press)

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Chapter 1 - Microbial Degradation of Trichloroethylene pp. 1-50
Authors / Editors: (Kaushik Dey, Pranab Roy, Durgapur College of Commerce & Science, Rajbandh, Durgapur, Burdwan, West Bengal, India, and others)

Chapter 2 - A Study on the Synthesis, Characterization, Stability and Market Applications of Poly(lactic acid) Formulations pp. 51-108
Authors / Editors: (Petroula A. Tarantili, Polymer Technology Lab, School of Chemical Engineering, National Technical Univ. of Athens, Heroon Polytechniou, Zographou, Athens, Greece)

Chapter 3 - Polyactide Biodegradable Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering Applications: Phase Separation-Based Techniques pp. 109-206
Authors / Editors: (Vincenzo La Carrubba, Francesco Carfi Pavia, Giulio Chersi, Valerio Brucato, Chemical Engineering Department, Universita di Palermo, Italy, and others)

Chapter 4 - Biodegradable Poly(Ester Amide)s: Synthesis and Applications pp. 207-272
Authors / Editors: (Alfonso Rodríguez-Galán, Lourdes Franco, Jordi Puiggalí, Departament d'Enginyeria Química, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain)
***Open Access Chapter. Free Download Available***

Chapter 5 - Block Copolymer Based Nanoconstructs: Importance in Drug Delivery pp. 273-324
Authors / Editors: (Suresh P.Vyas, Madhu Gupta, Neeraj Mishra, Devyani Dube, Drug Delivery Research Laboratory, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Dr. H. S. Gour Vishwavidyalaya, Sagar, India)

Chapter 6 - Mechanisms of Chemical and Enzymatic Chitosan Biodegradability and its Application on Drug Delivery pp. 325-364
Authors / Editors: (Luis Braz, Susana Rodrigues, Pedro Fonte, Ana Grenha, Bruno Sarmento, CIQA-Algarve Research Centre of Chemistry, University of Algarve, Faro, Portugal, and others)

Chapter 7 - Syntheses and Applications of Biodegradable Vinyl Polymers That Contain N-Benzyl-4-vinylpyridinium Halide in the Main Chain pp. 365-404
Authors / Editors: (Nariyoshi Kawabata, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Matsugasaki, Kyoto, Japan, and others)
***Open Access Chapter. Free Download Available***

Chapter 8 - Current Developments on Poly(3-Hydroxybutyrate-Co-4-Hydroxybutyrate): A Biocompatible Microbial Plastic pp. 405-430
Authors / Editors: (S. Vigneswari, Kesaven Bhubalan, M.I.A. Majid, A.A.A. Amirul, Malaysian Institute of Pharmaceuticals and Nutraceuticals, MOSTI, Putrajaya, Malaysia, and others)

Chapter 9 - Biodegradable Polyurethanes: Design, Synthesis, Properties and Potential Applications pp. 431-470
Authors / Editors: (Pathiraja A. Gunatillake, Raju Adhikari, CSIRO Materials Science and Engineering, Clayton, Australia)
***Open Access Chapter. Free Download Available***

Chapter 10 - Biodegradable Polymers for Controlled Delivery of Bioactive Macromolecules pp. 471-500
Authors / Editors: (Ali Seyfoddin, Raida Al-Kassas, School of Pharmacy, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand)

Chapter 11 - Nanobiopharmaceuticals pp. 501-516
Authors / Editors: (Basavaraj K. Nanjwade, Thakare Sachin, Gupta Aloknath Department of Pharmaceutics, KLE University College of Pharmacy, Belgaum, Karnataka, India)

Chapter 12 - Polylactide and Poly(lactide-co-glycolide) Processed with Supercritical CO2 for Biomedical Applications pp. 517-544
Authors / Editors: (Elena Markočič, Mojca Škerget, Željko Knez, University of Maribor, Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Laboratory for Separation Processes and Product Design, Smetanova, Maribor, Slovenia)

Chapter 13 - Biodegradable Polymers for Biomedical Applications pp. 545-604
Authors / Editors: (Federica Chiellini, Dario Puppi, Mamoni Dash, Emo Chiellini, Industrial Chemistry University of Pisa, Italy)

Chapter 14 - Pharmaceutical Polymeric Micelles/A Novel Drug Delivery Approach pp. 605-626
Authors / Editors: (Basavaraj K. Nanjwade, Rucha V. Deshmukh, Department of Pharmaceutics, JN Medical College, KLE University, Belgaum, Karnataka, India)

Chapter 15 - Biodegradable Polymers for Islet Cell Transplantation pp. 627-638
Authors / Editors: (Tatsuya Kin, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada)

Chapter 16 - Bio-Pharmaceuticals: Emerging Proniosomes Drug Delivery pp. 639-654
Authors / Editors: (Basavraj K. Nanjwade, Jeet Singh, Kausar Ahmad, F. V. Manvi, Department of Pharmaceutics, JN Medical College, KLE University, Belgaum, India, and others)

Chapter 17 - Biopolymers for Drug Delivery pp. 655-670
Authors / Editors: (Basavaraj K. Nanjwade, Gurudev M. Hiremath, Department of Pharmaceutics, KLE University College of Pharmacy, Belgaum, Karnataka, India)

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   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2011
   Pages: 7x10 (NBC - R) 700pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-61209-534-9
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