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Biopolymers, Biology, Chemistry, Biotechnology, Applications

Biopolymers, Biology, Chemistry, Biotechnology, Applications

Alexander Steinbüchel (Editor)

ISBN: 978-3-527-30290-1

Jun 2002

5924 pages

Select type: Hardcover

$4,580.00

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Description

This encyclopedia -- comprising 10 volumes plus cumulative index -- provides a thorough overview of the occurrence and metabolism of biopolymers. In addition, it treats processes for biotechnological production, isolation from organisms and modification, material properties and technical applications in areas such as:
  • Medicine
  • Pharmacy
  • Agriculture
  • Textiles
  • The Food, chemical and packaging industries and even outlines the future prospects for biopolymers.
Volume 1: Lignin, Humic Substances and Coal
Volume 2: Polyisoprenoids
Volume 3a: Polyesters I
Volume 3b: Polyesters II
Volume 4: Polyesters III
Volume 5: Polysaccharides I
Volume 6: Polysaccharides II
Volume 7: Polyamides and Complex Proteinaceous Materials I
Volume 8: Polyamides and Complex Proteinaceous Materials II
Volume 9: Miscellaneous Biopolymers and Biodegradation of Synthetic Polymers
Volume 10: General Aspects and Special Applications

Cumulative Index