This book covers a variety of recent research on natural polymers, biomaterials, composites, and their applications. It provides valuable insights into the developments that arose with the merger between biological and polymeric materials that have led to many technological and commercial developments. The extensive research being conducted in the field of bio-based polymers will eventually lead to better health care, cleaner energy sources, and a safer environment for future generations.
This book covers topics such as synthesis of novel biomaterials for application in varied fields, such as medicine, wastewater treatment, and polymer composites. It includes the most up-to-date research articles in the field of natural polymers and biomaterials reviewed by the competent researchers in the field.
This book is intended for researchers in the fields of materials science, polymer chemistry, and applied biology.
Table of Contents
Preface; Green Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Material from Plant Oil Polyol; Eram Sharmin, Mudsser Azam, Fahmina Zafar, Deewan Akram, Qazi Mohd, Rizwanul Haq, and Sharif Ahmad; Bio-Hybrid 3D Tubular Scaffolds for Vascular Tissue Engineering: A Materials Perspective; Harsh Patel, Roman Garcia, and Vinoy Thomas; Polymers for Use in the Monitoring and Treatment of Waterborne Protozoa; Helen Bridle and Moushumi Ghosh; Synthesis of Polypyrrole/TiO2 Nanoparticles in Water by Chemical Oxidative Polymerization; Yang Tan, Michel B. Johnson, and Khashayar Ghandi; Poly(lactic Acid) Based Hybrid Composite Films Containing Ultrasound Treated Cellulose and Poly(ethylene Glycol) as Plasticizer and Reaction Media; Katalin Halász, Mandar P. Badve, and Levente Csóka; An Experimental Observation of Disparity in Mechanical Properties of Turmeric Fiber Reinforced Polyester Composites; Nadendla Srinivasababu, J. Suresh Kumar, and K. Vijaya Kumar Reddy; Wavelength Dependence of SERS Spectra of Pyrene; F. Hubenthal, D. Blázquez Sánchez, R. Ossig, H. Schmidt, and H. D. Kronfeldt; Emerging Therapeutic Applications of Bacterialexopolysaccharides; P. Priyanka, A. B. Arun, and P. D. Rekha; Preparation and Properties of Composite Films from Modified Cellulose Fiber-Reinforced with Different Polymers; Sandeep S Laxmishwar and G. K. Nagaraja; Natural Bio Resources: The Unending Source of Nanofactory; Balaprasad Ankamwar; Index
Thomas, Sabu | Kalarikkal, Nandakumar | Yang, Weimin | Babu, Snigdha S.|