Recent Advances in Environmentally Compatible Polymers: Cellucon '99 Proceedings

Recent Advances in Environmentally Compatible Polymers: Cellucon '99 Proceedings


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781855735453
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 10/28/2001
Pages: 448
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

John F. Kennedy is Director of the Birmingham Carbohydrate and Protein Tehcnology Group, School of Chemistry, University of Birmingham. He is Director of Chembiotech laboratories and is also Professor of Applied Chemistry at The North East Wales Institute of higher Education (NEWI). He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, the Institute of Management, the Institute of Food Science and Technology and the Institute of Biology. He is also editor of the journal, Carbohydrate Polymers.

Glyn O. Phillips is Chairman of Phillips Hydrocolloids Research Ltd, UK. Glyn O. Phillips is a internationally renowned expert on hydrocolloids and food proteins. Along with Peter A. Williams he was the founder of the international journal Food Hydrocolloids, founding Directors of the Food Hydrocolloids Trust and the Gums and Stabilisers for the Food Industry Conferences.

Peter A. Williams is a director of the Centre for Water Soluble Polymers.

Table of Contents

The sessions covered the following topics: Gels; Polysaccharide hydrogels; Junction zone formation; Pulp and paper; New pulping methods; Recycling of paper; Functionalization of paper; Utilization of natural polymers and their components; Natural polymer derivatives; Synthetic polymers from natural polymer components; Composites containing natural polymers; Synthesis and biodegradation; New synthetic methods; Biosynthesis; Biodegradation; Gene technology.

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