2006

Biological Adhesives

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ISBN: 978-3-540-31048-8 (Print) 978-3-540-31049-5 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvii

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    Pages 1-19

    Mechanical Properties of Bacterial Exopolymeric Adhesives and their Commercial Development

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    Pages 21-40

    The Molecular Genetics of Bioadhesion and Biofilm Formation

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    Pages 41-62

    Adhesion and Adhesives of Fungi and Oomycetes

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    Pages 63-78

    The Ulva Spore Adhesive System

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    Pages 79-103

    Diatom Adhesives: Molecular and Mechanical Properties

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    Pages 105-124

    Phenolic-based Adhesives of Marine Brown Algae

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    Pages 125-143

    Chemical Subtleties of Mussel and Polychaete Holdfasts

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    Pages 145-166

    Barnacle Underwater Attachment

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    Pages 167-182

    The Biochemistry and Mechanics of Gastropod Adhesive Gels

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    Pages 183-206

    Adhesive Secretions in Echinoderms: An Overview

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    Pages 207-223

    An Adhesive Secreted by Australian Frogs of the Genus Notaden

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    Pages 225-256

    Properties, Principles, and Parameters of the Gecko Adhesive System

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    Pages 257-278

    Biomimetic Adhesive Polymers Based on Mussel Adhesive Proteins

  15. Back Matter

    Pages 279-284