Twelve contributions provide a comprehensive review of protein-basedmaterial systems form a materials science perspective. Arrangementis in three sections covering chemical and biological approaches;detailed introductions to the key classes of proteinmaterials<-->silks, protein composites and elastomeric and adhesiveproteins; and processing issues including liquid crystal phaseformation, the spinning of protein fibers, formation of protein-basedfilms and coatings, and self organizing protein systems.Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
The book contains black-and-white illustrations.
McGrath, Kevin (U.S. Army Natick RD&E Center); Kaplan, David L. (Tufts Univ)
The contributors represent the specialties of materials science and engineering, biochemistry, and molecular biology. Most are from universities, government institutes, and private companies in the U.S. Institutions prominently represented include Univ of Massachusetts, U.S. Army Natick RD&E Center, and Protein Polymer Technologies.
|Author:||David Kevin P.-Kaplan Mcgrath|
|Publisher:||Springer-Verlag New York, Incorporated|
|Number of Pages:||429|
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