Bio-Nanomaterials: designing materials inspired by nature

byWolfgang Pompe, Gerhard Rödel, Hans-Jürgen Weiss

Hardcover | August 26, 2013

Bio-Nanomaterials: designing materials inspired by nature by Wolfgang Pompe
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Written by authors from different fields to reflect the interdisciplinary nature of the topic, this book guides the reader through new nano-materials processing inspired by nature.
Structured around general principles, each selection and explanation is motivated by particular biological case studies. This provides the background for elucidating the particular principle in a second section. In the third part, examples for applying the principle to materials processing are given, while in a fourth subsection each chapter is supplemented by a selection of relevant experimental and theoretical techniques.
Wolfgang Pompe is retired professor of Materials Science at the Technische Universität Dresden, Germany. Having obtained his academic degrees in physics, he spent his main academic career in the Institute of Solid State Physics and Materials Research Dresden of the Academy of Sciences of the GDR, and since 1991 at the Technische Univer...
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Title:Bio-Nanomaterials: designing materials inspired by natureFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:470 pages, 9.8 X 6.9 X 1.15 inShipping dimensions:470 pages, 9.8 X 6.9 X 1.15 inPublished:August 26, 2013Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3527410155

ISBN - 13:9783527410156

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Table of Contents

Molecular units
Molecular recognition
Cell adhesion
Whole- cell censor structures
Bio-hybrid silica-based materials
Biomineralization
Self- assembly