Recent Advances in Marine Biotechnology: Biofilms, Bioadhesion, Corrosion, and Biofouling, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Recent Advances in Marine Biotechnology

Biofilms, Bioadhesion, Corrosion, and Biofouling, 1st Edition

Edited by Milton Fingerman

CRC Press

320 pages

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Hardback: 9781578080137
pub: 1999-10-15
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The volume provides reviews of the advances being made in our understanding of the formation and role of biofilms and how bioadhesion occurs, with the idea in mind that these presentations will provide insight into ways to reduce the impact of corrosion and biofouling on the marine environment.

Table of Contents

Endocrine Mechanisms in Barnacles and Potential Use of Neuroregulators in Developing Antifouling Technologies: R. Nagabhushanam, R. Sarojini, and Milton Fingerman; Antifouling Properties of the Dogfish Egg Case and their Possible Application in Developing Nontoxic Alternatives to Antifouling Paints: John Davenport; Status and Potential of Natural Product Antifoulants: Sibylle Abarzua, Stefan Kacan, and Particia Fuchs; Corrosion Inhibition of Zinc Pigments in Aqueous Media: Bodo Muller; The Antifouling Potential of Silicone Elastomer Polymers: Nancy Clarkson; The Status and Future of Biocides in Marine Biofouling Prevention: Maureen E. Callow; Possible Pesticide Targets: Neuromuscular and Reproductive Pharmacology of Zebra Mussels: Jeffrey L. Ram, Denise M. Moore, S.M. Putchakayala, Azrael A. Paredes, J.A. Morales, and J.J. Herskovic; The Influence of Marine Microbes on Biofouling: James S. Maki; Factors Influencing the Settlement of Macrofoulers: Corola Holmstrom and Staffan Kjelleberg; Induction of Larval Settlement and Metamorphosis by Neuroactive Compounds in Marine Invertebrates: Rachakonda Sarojini, Rachakonda Nagabhushanam, and Milton Fingerman; Role of Secondary Metabolites from Algae and Seagrasses in Biofouling Control: Rockey de Nys, and Peter D. Steinberg; Fouling and Natural Products as Antifoulants: Dan Rittschof; Potential Antifouling Natural Products from Ascidians: A Review: Andrew R. Davis and John B. Bremner

About the Editor

Fingerman\, Milton

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Marine Biology
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General