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Functional Chitosan

Functional Chitosan

Detail Book : Functional Chitosan written by Sougata Jana, published by Springer Nature which was released on 10 April 2020. Download Functional Chitosan Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle. Thanks to their unique properties, chitosan and chitosan-based materials have numerous applications in the field of biomedicine, especially in drug delivery. This book examines biomedical applications of functional chitosan, exploring the various functions and applications in the development of chitosan-based biomaterials. It also describes the chemical structure of chitosan and discusses the relationship between their structure and functions, providing a theoretical basis for the design of biomaterials. Lastly, it reviews chemically modified and composite materials of chitin and chitosan derivatives for biomedical applications, such as tissue engineering, nanomedicine, drug delivery, and gene delivery.

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Author : Sougata Jana
Release Date : 10 April 2020
Publisher : Springer Nature
Rating : 4/5 (from 21 users)
Pages : 489
ISBN : 9811502633
Format : PDF, ePUB, KF8, PDB, MOBI, Tuebl
Functional Chitosan

Functional Chitosan

Thanks to their unique properties, chitosan and chitosan-based materials have numerous applications in the field of biomedicine, especially in drug delivery. This book examines biomedical applications of functional chitosan, exploring the various functions and applications in the development of chitosan-based biomaterials. It also describes the chemical structure of chitosan and

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Chitosan Nanoparticles for Biomedical Applications

Chitosan Nanoparticles for Biomedical Applications

Chitosan is a rather abundant material with exquisite properties, which may be processed into a variety of materials including hydrogels, fibres, membranes, etc. The production of chitosan-based nanogels, also known as macromolecular miceles, has been successfully achieved using different techniques, which will be reviewed. This book covers the properties and

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Chitosan

Chitosan

This book delves deeply in to the preparation, characterization and multiple applications of chitin and chitosan. The 17 chapters written by leading experts is an excellent reference source and state-of-the-art review for researchers and scientists using chitosan or biopolymers in their respective areas. This book is divided into following sections: • Production

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Chitosan Based Biomaterials Volume 1

Chitosan Based Biomaterials Volume 1

Chitosan Based Biomaterials: Fundamentals, Volume 1, provides the latest information on chitosan, a natural polymer derived from the marine material chitin. Chitosan displays unique properties, most notably biocompatibility and biodegradability. It can also be easily tuned to modify its structure or properties, making chitosan an excellent candidate as a biomaterial. Consequently,

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Biological Activities and Application of Marine Polysaccharides

Biological Activities and Application of Marine Polysaccharides

Marine organisms have been under research for the last decades as a source for different active compounds with various biological activities and application in agriculture, pharmacy, medicine, environment, and industries. Marine polysaccharides from these active compounds are used as antibacterial, antiviral, antioxidant, anti-inflammation, bioremediations, etc. During the last three decades,

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Chitin and Chitosan Derivatives

Chitin and Chitosan Derivatives

A natural long-chain polymer, chitin is the main component of the cell walls of fungi, the exoskeletons of arthropods (including crustaceans and insects), the radulas of mollusks, and the beaks and internal shells of cephalopods. However, marine crustacean shells are the primary sources of the chitin derivative chitosan. Chitin and

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Handbook of Chitin and Chitosan

Handbook of Chitin and Chitosan

The Handbook of Chitin and Chitosan: Chitin and Chitosan Based Polymer Materials for Various Applications, Volume Three, is a must-read for polymer chemists, physicists and engineers interested in the development of ecofriendly micro and nanostructured functional materials based on chitin and their various applications. The book addresses their isolation, preparation

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Chitin and Chitosan for Regenerative Medicine

Chitin and Chitosan for Regenerative Medicine

The book is an excellent reference for scientists, researchers and students working in the field of areas of biopolymeric biomaterials, biomedical engineering, therapeutics, tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. The book is divided into two parts: Part I will focus on the tissue engineering and Part II focuses on therapeutics, functionalization

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Hydrogels

Hydrogels

Hydrogels, as three-dimensional polymer networks, are able to retain a large amount of water in their swollen state. The biomedical application of hydrogels was initially hampered by the toxicity of cross-linking agents and the limitations of hydrogel formation under physiological conditions. However, emerging knowledge in polymer chemistry and an increased

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Marine Polysaccharides

Marine Polysaccharides

In the past few decades, marine organisms, including macroalgae and microalgae, have been extensively explored as potential sources of bioactive compounds with applications in various fields such as pharmaceuticals, biomedicine, cosmetics and foodstuffs. Marine polysaccharides, such as chitin/chitosan, ulvans, fucans, alginates and carrageenans, are biochemical compounds with several important

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Chitin  Chitosan  Oligosaccharides and Their Derivatives

Chitin Chitosan Oligosaccharides and Their Derivatives

Biopolymers found in marine animals and plants offer tremendous, largely untapped pharmaceutical potential. Research shows that these biopolymers can be used to combat various infectious as well as inflammatory, oxidative, and carcinogenic factors. Chitin, Chitosan, Oligosaccharides and Their Derivatives: Biological Activities and Applications cove

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Chitin and Chitosan  Properties and Applications

Chitin and Chitosan Properties and Applications

Offers a comprehensive guide to the isolation, properties and applications of chitin and chitosan Chitin and Chitosan: Properties and Applications presents a comprehensive review of the isolation, properties and applications of chitin and chitosan. These promising biomaterials have the potential to be broadly applied and there is a growing market

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Advanced Biomaterials and Biodevices

Advanced Biomaterials and Biodevices

This cutting-edge book focuses on the emerging area ofbiomaterials and biodevices that incorporate therapeutic agents,molecular targeting, and diagnostic imaging capabilities The design and development of biomaterials play a significantrole in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases. Whenused with highly selective and sensitive biomaterials, cutting-edgebiodevices can allow the rapid

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Applications of Chitan and Chitosan

Applications of Chitan and Chitosan

The main driving force behind the development of new applications for chitin and its derivative chitosan lies with the fact that these polysaccharides represent a renewable source of natural biodegradable polymers. Since chitin is the second most abundant natural polymer, academic as well as industrial scientists are faced with a

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Chitosan Based Biomaterials Volume 2

Chitosan Based Biomaterials Volume 2

Chitosan Based Biomaterials: Tissue Engineering and Therapeutics, Volume 2, provides the latest information on chitosan, a natural polymer derived from the marine material chitin. Chitosan displays unique properties, most notably biocompatibility and biodegradability. It can also be easily tuned to modify its structure or properties, making chitosan an excellent candidate as

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