Novel Materials from Biological Sources

  • Editors
  • David Byrom

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. D. L. Kaplan, S. J. Lombardi, W. S. Muller, S. A. Fossey
    Pages 1-53
  3. Stephen D. Gorham
    Pages 55-122
  4. Alexander Steinbüchel
    Pages 123-213
  5. J. D. Linton, S. G. Ash, L. Huybrechts
    Pages 215-261
  6. D. Byrom
    Pages 263-283
  7. David A. Swann, Jing-wen Kuo
    Pages 285-305
  8. Ian W. Sutherland
    Pages 307-331
  9. D. Byrom
    Pages 333-359
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 361-365

About this book


Biomaterials are produced from biological material and are used for their physical characteristics. This book looks at the range of biomaterials and their applications which range from the use of polysaccharides as thickening agents to the use of proteins as fibres and adhesives.


biomaterial enzymes polysaccharide protein

Bibliographic information

Industry Sectors
Materials & Steel
Chemical Manufacturing
Consumer Packaged Goods