Chitin: Fulfilling A Biomaterials Promise by Eugene Khor

Chitin: Fulfilling A Biomaterials Promise

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The second edition ofChitinunderscores the important factors for standardizing chitin processing and characterization. It captures the essential interplay between chitin's assets and limitations as a biomaterial, placing the past promises of chitin in perspective, addressing its present realities and offering insight into what is required to realize chitin's destiny (including its derivative, chitosan) as a biomaterial of the twenty-first century. This book is an ideal guide for both industrialists and researchers with a vested interest in commercializing chitin.

  • An update on the research since 2001 as it pertains to the biomaterials and biomedical applications of chitin and chitosan
  • An expanded discussion on positioning chitin and chitosan for biomedical applications
  • Presents regulatory aspects of chitin and chitosan

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Dr. Eugene Khor, Chiticore Enterprises Inc. Victoria, Canada.
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Title:Chitin: Fulfilling A Biomaterials PromiseFormat:HardcoverDimensions:154 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:June 12, 2014Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0080999395

ISBN - 13:9780080999395

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