Peptide-mediated Biomineralization by Jose Isagani B. JanairoPeptide-mediated Biomineralization by Jose Isagani B. Janairo

Peptide-mediated Biomineralization

byJose Isagani B. Janairo

Paperback | May 10, 2016

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This book describes recent advances in peptide-mediated biomineralization and how this method was able to create improved catalysts through minor tweaks in the system. The book is thorough in its discussion which will be appreciated by beginners such as advanced undergraduate students. The topics covered are very recent which will raise the interest of experts. The book is envisioned to become a "one-stop-shop" for peptide mediated biomimetic material synthesis by discussing the most recent and most relevant topics related to biomineralization. The book attempts to discuss biomineralization from different perspectives in order to provide a multi-disciplinary treatment to the subject. Aside from being a reference material, this book can also serve as a manual to guide researchers engaged in the field since the chapters contain sections describing experimental procedures. The book also contains high quality illustrations and images that will surely add depth and clarity in the discussion.
Dr. Jose Isagani Janairo received his BS Biochemistry (cum laude) and MS Chemistry degrees at De La Salle University-Manila. He earned his Doctorate degree at the age of 26 as a Monbukagakusho scholar at Hokkaido University for his work about bionanotechnology. His work was featured as one of the cover articles for the journal Chemical...
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Title:Peptide-mediated BiomineralizationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:64 pagesPublished:May 10, 2016Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9811008574

ISBN - 13:9789811008573

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Table of Contents


General Introduction.- Taxonomy of Biomineralization Peptides.- Creating Functional Nanomaterials by Mimicking Nature's Symmetry.- Enhanced Nanomaterials Through Simple Tweaks in the Microenvironment.- Bimetallic Nanomaterials and Biomineralization: Synergism in Action.- Outlook and Challenges.

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"The book comprehensively and creatively engages diverse facets of the field and serves as a valuable agency to acquaint readers with contemporary advances in peptide-mediated biomineralization. Clearly defined examples and case studies are presented throughout. The chapters are well written, and the narrative is lucid and progresses effortlessly. . Summing Up: Recommended. Graduate students; researchers/faculty; professionals." (P. R. Sukthankar, Choice, Vol. 54 (4), December, 2016)