Biofunctionalization of Polymers and their Applications


ISBN: 978-3-642-21948-1 (Print) 978-3-642-21949-8 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-27

    Chitin, Chitosan and Derivatives for Wound Healing and Tissue Engineering

  3. Chapter

    Pages 29-45

    Biofunctionalization of Polymers and Their Applications

  4. Chapter

    Pages 47-68

    Enzymatic Polymer Functionalisation: Advances in Laccase and Peroxidase Derived Lignocellulose Functional Polymers

  5. Chapter

    Pages 69-95

    Lipases in Polymer Chemistry

  6. Chapter

    Pages 97-120

    Enzymes for the Biofunctionalization of Poly(Ethylene Terephthalate)

  7. Chapter

    Pages 121-143

    Biology of Human Hair: Know Your Hair to Control It

  8. Chapter

    Pages 145-179

    Recombinamers: Combining Molecular Complexity with Diverse Bioactivities for Advanced Biomedical and Biotechnological Applications

  9. Chapter

    Pages 181-205

    Biomimetic Materials for Medical Application Through Enzymatic Modification

  10. Chapter

    Pages 207-249

    Supramolecular Polymers Based on Cyclodextrins for Drug and Gene Delivery

  11. Chapter

    Pages 251-280

    Engineering Liposomes and Nanoparticles for Biological Targeting

  12. Chapter

    Pages 281-281

    Erratum to: Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) and Their Applications

  13. Back Matter

    Pages 283-288