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Biopolymers for Biomedical and Biotechnological Applications

Rehm, Bernd H. A. / Moradali, M. Fata (Herausgeber)

Advanced Biotechnology

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1. Auflage Januar 2021
X, 390 Seiten, Hardcover
106 Abbildungen (84 Farbabbildungen)
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ISBN: 978-3-527-34530-4
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Provides insight into biopolymers, their physicochemical properties, and their biomedical and biotechnological applications

This comprehensive book is a one-stop reference for the production, modifications, and assessment of biopolymers. It highlights the technical and methodological advancements in introducing biopolymers, their study, and promoted applications.

"Biopolymers for Biomedical and Biotechnological Applications" begins with a general overview of biopolymers, properties, and biocompatibility. It then provides in-depth information in three dedicated sections: Biopolymers through Bioengineering and Biotechnology Venues; Polymeric Biomaterials with Wide Applications; and Biopolymers for Specific Applications. Chapters cover: advances in biocompatibility; advanced microbial polysaccharides; microbial cell factories for biomanufacturing of polysaccharides; exploitation of exopolysaccharides from lactic acid bacteria; and the new biopolymer for biomedical application called nanocellulose. Advances in mucin biopolymer research are presented, along with those in the synthesis of fibrous proteins and their applications. The book looks at microbial polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs), as well as natural and synthetic biopolymers in drug delivery and tissue engineering. It finishes with a chapter on the current state and applications of, and future trends in, biopolymers in regenerative medicine.

* Offers a complete and thorough treatment of biopolymers from synthesis strategies and physiochemical properties to applications in industrial and medical biotechnology
* Discusses the most attracted biopolymers with wide and specific applications
* Takes a systematic approach to the field which allows readers to grasp and implement strategies for biomedical and biotechnological applications

"Biopolymers for Biomedical and Biotechnological Applications" appeals to biotechnologists, bioengineers, and polymer chemists, as well as to those working in the biotechnological industry and institutes.

1 Advances in Biocompatibility: A Prerequisite for Biomedical Application of Biopolymers
2 Advanced Microbial Polysaccharides
3 Microbial Cell Factories for Biomanufacturing of Polysaccharides
4 Exploitation of exopolysaccharides from lactic acid bacteria
5 Nanocellulose: a new biopolymer for biomedical application
6 Advances in Mucin Biopolymer Research: Purification, Characterization and Applications
7 Advances in the synthesis of fibrous proteins and their applications
8 Microbial polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs): from synthetic biology to industrialization
9 Natural and synthetic biopolymers in drug delivery and tissue engineering
10 Biopolymers in Regenerative Medicine: Overview, Current Advances, and Future Trends
Bernd Rehm, PhD, is Director of the Centre for Cell Factories and Biopolymer at Griffith University (Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery, Australia), and is the founder and chief technology officer of the biotechnology start-up company PolyBatics Ltd. He is also editor-in-chief and editor of 5 scientific journals as well as an editorial board member of 10 scientific journals and the sole editor of 5 books. In addition, he has authored over 200 scientific publications.

Fata Moradali, PhD, works in the Department of Oral Immunology and Infectious Diseases at University of Louisville, USA where he conducts cutting-edge research in the field of human oral biology and microbiota. He has extensive expertise in microbial genetics and physiology with respect to pathogenesis and chronic infections as well as production of tailor-made biopolymers and bioactive compounds for biomedical and biotechnological applications.