2012 | 518 Pages | ISBN: 1847355439 , 1847355420 | PDF | 11 MB
This comprehensive book provides up-to-date information on the developments in the field of biopolymers. Close attention has been paid to include all the important aspects that are necessary to understand the field. The book introduces the reader with the progress in the field, followed by outlining its applications in different areas. Different methods and techniques of synthesis and characterisation are detailed as individual chapters. Various mode and mechanism of degradation of materials will be discussed. There is a dedicated chapter on industrially available biopolymers and their applications as well as a chapter detailing the ongoing research, current trends and future challenges. Unlike other books, this book consists of information that is useful for students who are interested in biotech and polymer research. Each chapter will explain the science and technology from the inception to advance state of the art available to date. This book will also be useful for the researcher involved in high-tech research as it will provide up-to-date information available in this field.