|Steinbüchel, Alexander (ed.)|
10 Volumes + Index
1. Edition April 2003
2003. 5804 Pages, 11 Volumes, Hardcover
1500 Fig., 600 Tab.
- Handbook/Reference Book -
ISBN 978-3-527-30290-1 - Wiley-VCH, Weinheim
Biopolymers represent the most abundant organic compounds in the biosphere and constitute the largest fraction of cells. Seven main classes of biopolymers are distinguished according to their chemical structures. In 10 volumes this encyclopedia provides a throughout overview of the occurrence and metabolism of biopolymers. In addition, processes for biotechnological production, isolation from organisms and modification, material properties and technical applications in various areas are outlined.
"... This encyclopedia provides a throughout overview of the occurrence of metabolism and biopolymers..."
Datenbank DKILit, FIZ
From the contents
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