Protein-Based Materials / Edition 1

Protein-Based Materials / Edition 1

by David Kaplan, Kevin McGrath
     
 

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)

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Table of Contents

Foreword
Series Preface
Introduction
List of Contributors
1Chemical Synthesis of Peptides and Polypeptides3
2Biosynthesis of Protein Polymers37
3Artificial Proteins: De Novo Design, Synthesis, and Solid-State Properties61
4Silk103
5Protein-Based Materials with a Profound Range of Properties and Applications: The Elastin [actual symbol not reproducible] Hydrophobic Paradigm133
6Protein Composite Materials179
7Marine Adhesives: From Molecular Dissection to Application217
8Self-Assembling Protein Systems: A Model for Materials Science251
9Liquid Crystalline Behavior of Proteins281
10The Spinning of Silklike Protein Into Fibers313
11Processing and Characterization of Protein Polymers339
12Characterization of Silk like Proteins and Processing for Biomedical Applications371
Index425

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