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Editors: Arthur N. Ferguson and Amy G. O'Neill
Book Description:
Chitosan is a partially deacetylated derivative of chitin, a natural polysaccharide extracted from crustaceans, insects and certain fungi. Owing to its unique properties such as biodegradability, biocompatability, biological activity and capacity of forming polyelectrolyte complex with anionic polyelectrolytes, chitosan has been widely applied in the food and cosmetics industry, as well as the biomedical field in relation to tissue engineering, and the pharmaceutical industry relating to drug delivery. This book gathers current research from around the globe in the study of chitosan. (Imprint: Nova)

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Preface

Porous Structure and Adsorption Behaviours of Chitosan
(O.K.Krasilnikova, O.V. Solovtsova, E.V. Khozina, T.Y. Grankina, N.V. Serebryakova, S.M. Shinkarev, A.N. Frumkin Institute of Physical Chemistry and Electrochemistry RAS, Moscow, Russia)pp.1-48

Chitosan: A Promising Biomaterial for Tissue Engineering and Hemorrhage Control
(Nan Cheng, Xudong Cao, Henry T. Peng, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, and others)pp.49-82

The Applications of Chitosan with Different Modifications in Tissue Engineering
(Gan Wang, Qiang Ao, Yandao Gong, Xiufang Zhang, State Key Laboratory of Biomembrane and Membrane Biotechnology, School of Life Sciences, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, and others)pp.83-114

Enhanced Biochemical Efficacy of Oligochitosans and Partially Depolymerized Chitosans
(Riccardo A. A. Muzzarelli, Emeritus Professor of Enzymology, University of Ancona, Ancona, Italy)pp.115-140

Thermal Relaxation Properties and Glass Transition Phenomena in Chitosan Films
(J. Betzabe González-Campos, Evgen Prokhorov, G. Luna-Bárcenas, L. Chacón-García, Rosa E.N. del Río-Torres, Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados del Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Querétaro, México, and others)pp.141-170

Biological Activities of Chitin, Chitosan and Respective Oligomers
(F.K. Tavaria, J.C. Fernandes, A. Santos-Silva, S. Baptista da Silva, B. Sarmento, M.M. Pintado, CBQF, Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Porto, Portugal, and others)pp.171-198

The Potential of Chitosan in Drug Delivery Systems
(Sara Baptista da Silva, João Fernandes, Freni Tavira, Manuela Pintado, Bruno Sarmento, Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal, and others) pp. 199-222

Solid State Synthesis and Modification of Chitosan
(Tatiana A. Akopova, Alexander N. Zelenetskii, Alexander N. Ozerin, Enikolopov Institute of Synthetic Polymer Materials, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia)pp.223-254

Chitosan Derived Smart Materials
(Ashutosh Tiwari, Dohiko Terada, Chiaki Yoshikawa, Hisatoshi Kobayashi, Biomaterials Center, National Institute for Materials Science, International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics, Sengen, Tsukuba, Ibaragi, Japan)pp.255-288

Chitosan Copolymers and IPNs for Controlled Drug Release
(P. P. Kundu, Vinay Sharma, Kamlesh Kumari, Deptartment of Polymer Science & Technology, Calcutta University, Calcutta, India)pp.289-316

Biomedical Applications of Hydrogels Based in the Chemical Modification of Chitosan
(E.A. Elizalde-Peña, G. Luna-Bárcenas, E. Prokhorov, J.E. Gough, C. Velasquillo-Martínez, C.E. Schmidt, I. Sanchez, Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados del Instituto Politécnico Nacional Libramiento, Querétaro, México, and others)pp.317-248

A Spectroscopic Study of the Interaction of Metal Ions with Biomaterials
(Yassin Jeilani, Beatriz H. Cardelino, Natarajan Ravi, Environmental Science Program, Spelman College, Atlanta, Georgia)pp.249-376

Chitosan: Properties and its Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Aspects
(Ali Demir Sezer, Marmara University, Faculty of Pharmacy, Haydarpaþa, Istanbul, Turkey) pp.377-398

Combined Use of Biopolymer Chitosan and Enzyme Tyrosinase for Removal of Bisphenol A and its Derivatives From Aqueous Solutions
(Kazunori Yamada, Mizuho Suzuki, Ayumi Kashiwada, Kiyomi Matsuda, Department of Applied Molecular Chemistry, College of Industrial Technology, Nihon University, Narashino, Chiba, Japan, and others)pp.399-426

Chitosan Usage in Synthesis of Hydrogel-Biomaterials with Controlled Properties for Biomedical/Biotechnological Applications
(Eugenia Dumitra Teodor, Simona Carmen Liescu, Cristian Petcu, Gabriel Lucian Radu, National Institute for Biological Sciences, Centre of Bioanalysis, Bucharest, Romania, and others)pp.427-254

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   Series:
      Biotechnology in Agriculture, Industry and Medicine
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2011
   Pages: 7 x 10 (NBC - R)
   ISBN: 978-1-62081-841-1
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