Biomaterials have been used for artificial-organ and bioreactor materials, and have gained importance for enhancement of human welfare. This book summarizes research devoted to creating useful biofunctional materials by chemical modification of natural polymers, and forecasts future development.
1. Introduction 2. Modification of Biologically Active Substances For Biocompatible Materials 3. Biocomposite Materials For Drug Delivery Systems 4. Modification of Proteins For Synthesizing Biofunctional Materials 5. Biocomposite Materials For Cell Culture 6. Concluding Remarks