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Bacterial NanoCellulose

A Sophisticated Multifunctional Material, 1st Edition

Edited by Miguel Gama, Paul Gatenholm, Dieter Klemm

CRC Press

304 pages

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Bacterial nanocellulose (BNC) is an emerging nanomaterial with unique properties produced by several species of ubiquitous fermentation bacteria, most importantly Gluconacetobacter xylinus, previously known as Acetobacter xylinum. BNC has been used for a variety of commercial applications including textiles, cosmetics, and food products, and it has

Table of Contents

Biosynthesis of Bacterial Cellulose. Effect of Cultivation Conditions on the Structure and Morphological Properties of BNC Biomaterials with a Focus on Vascular Grafts. Large-Scale Production of BNC: State and Challenges. Tough Bacterial Nanocellulose Hydrogels Based on the Double-Network Technique. Bacterial Cellulose Surface Modifications. Nematic Ordered Cellulose Templates. Applications and Products-Nata de Coco. Wound Dressings and Cosmetic Materials from Bacterial Nanocellulose. Bacterial Nanocellulose Hydrogels Designed as Bioartificial Medical Implants. Bacterial Nanocellulose Biomaterials with Controlled Architecture for Tissue Engineering Scaffolds and Customizable Implants. Biomimetic Mineralization of Apatite on Bacterial Cellulose. Bacterial Nanocellulose as a Structured Platform for Conductive Biopolymers.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED009000
MEDICAL / Biotechnology
TEC021000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Material Science