Protein-Based Materials / Edition 1

Protein-Based Materials / Edition 1

by David Kaplan, Kevin McGrath
     
 

ISBN-10: 0817638482

ISBN-13: 9780817638481

Pub. Date: 12/01/1997

Publisher: Birkhauser Verlag

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780817638481
Publisher:
Birkhauser Verlag
Publication date:
12/01/1997
Series:
Bioengineering of Materials Series
Edition description:
1997
Pages:
430
Product dimensions:
9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Section I: Production of Protein-Based Materials.- 1. Chemical Synthesis of Peptides and Polypeptides.- 2. Biosynthesis of Protein Polymers.- 3. Artificial Proteins: De Novo Design, Synthesis, and Solid-State Properties.- Section II: Useful Classes of Protein-Based Materials.- 4. Silk.- 5. Protein-Based Materials with a Profound Range of Properties and Applications: The Elastin—Tt Hydrophobic Paradigm.- 6. Protein Composite Materials.- 7. Marine Adhesives: From Molecular Dissection to Application.- Section III: Processing Issues In Protein-Based Materials.- 8. Self-Assembling Protein Systems: A Model for Materials Science.- 9. Liquid Crystalline Behavior of Proteins.- 10. The Spinning of Silklike Protein Into Fibers.- 11. Processing and Characterization of Protein Polymers.- 12. Characterization of Silk like Proteins and Processing for Biomedical Applications.

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