Natural Polymers

Natural Polymers
Author: Ololade Olatunji
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 372
Release: 2015-12-24
Genre: Technology & Engineering
ISBN: 9783319264141

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This book introduces the most recent innovations in natural polymer applications in the food, construction, electronics, biomedical, pharmaceutical, and engineering industries. The authors provide perspectives from their respective range of industries covering classification, extraction, modification, and application of natural polymers from various sources in nature. They discuss the techniques used in analysis of natural polymers in various systems incorporating natural polymers as well as their intrinsic properties.

Advances in Natural Polymers

Advances in Natural Polymers
Author: Sabu Thomas,P. M. Visakh,Aji. P Mathew
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 426
Release: 2012-12-14
Genre: Technology & Engineering
ISBN: 9783642209406

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The book summarizes in a comprehensive manner many of the recent technical research accomplishments in the area of natural polymers. It discusses the various attempts reporting on solving this problem from the point of view of the chemistry and the structure of natural polymers, highlighting the drawbacks and advantages of each method and proposal. Based on considerations of structure - property relations, it is possible to obtain fibers with improved strength by making use of their nanostructures and/or mesophase properties of natural polymers. The book is a unique book with contributions from the experts of the biomaterial area research. it covers all topics related to natural biomaterials such as natural rubber, cellulose, chitin, starch, hemicellulose, lignin, alginates, soy protein, casein and their bionanocomposites and applications. This book is a useful reference for scientists, academicians, research scholars and biotechnologists.

Natural Polymers

Natural Polymers
Author: Saiqa Ikram,Shakeel Ahmed
Publsiher: Nova Science Publishers
Total Pages: 0
Release: 2017
Genre: Biopolymers
ISBN: 1536104264

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The book Natural Polymers: Derivatives, Blends and Composites Volume II is an edited volume comprised of fifteen chapters from different experts working in the area of natural polymers. Natural polymers are finding applications in fields of packaging, medicine, pharmaceutics, biomedicine, textiles and many others. This book gives detailed insight into all aspects of natural polymers to the latest trends in the development of new products. This book will hopefully be supportive to scientists, researchers, academicians and students in different disciplines. Key features: 1. Describes various derivatives of natural polymers (ie: composites, nanoparticles, hydrogels, etc.); 2. Self-contained chapters on starch, chitosan, alginate, bovine serum albumin, among others; 3. Covers a broad range of natural polymer applications, from packaging to biomedicine.

Natural Polymers

Natural Polymers
Author: Maya J. John,Sabu Thomas
Publsiher: Royal Society of Chemistry
Total Pages: 333
Release: 2012
Genre: Science
ISBN: 9781849734035

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This two volume set provides a valuable reference on natural polymer composites, including both natural and protein fibres, and natural polymer nanocomposites.

Hydrogels Based on Natural Polymers

Hydrogels Based on Natural Polymers
Author: Yu Chen
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 552
Release: 2019-10-23
Genre: Technology & Engineering
ISBN: 9780128166185

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Hydrogels Based on Natural Polymers presents the latest research on natural polymer-based hydrogels, covering fundamentals, preparation methods, synthetic pathways, advanced properties, major application areas, and novel characterization techniques. The advantages and disadvantages of each natural polymer-based hydrogel are also discussed, enabling preparation tactics for specific properties and applications. Sections cover fundamentals, development, characteristics, structures and properties. Additional chapters cover presentation methods and properties based on natural polymers, including physical and chemical properties, stimuli-responsive properties, self-healing properties, and biological properties. The final section presents major applications areas, including the biomedical field, agriculture, water treatments, and the food industry. This is a highly valuable resource for academic researchers, scientists and advanced students working with hydrogels and natural polymers, as well as across the fields of polymer science, polymer chemistry, plastics engineering, biopolymers and biomaterials. The detailed information will also be of great interest to scientists and R&D professionals, product designers, technicians and engineers across industries. Provides systematic coverage of all aspects of hydrogels based on natural polymers, including fundamentals, preparation methods, properties and characterization Offers a balanced assessment of the specific properties and possibilities offered by different natural polymer-based hydrogels, drawing on innovative research Examines cutting-edge applications across biomedicine, agriculture, water treatments, and the food industry

Natural Polymers

Natural Polymers
Author: Jissy Jacob,Fernando Gomes,Józef T. Haponiuk,Nandakumar Kalarikkal,Sabu Thomas
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 367
Release: 2022-03-24
Genre: Science
ISBN: 9781000292152

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This new volume, Natural Polymers: Perspectives and Applications for a Green Approach, covers the synthesis, characterizations, and properties of natural polymeric systems, including their morphology, structure, and dynamics. It also introduces the most recent innovations and applications of natural polymers and their composites in the food, construction, electronics, biomedical, pharmaceutical, and engineering industries. Natural polymers provide a striking substitute for various applications as compared to synthetic polymers obtained from petrochemicals because they are biocompatible, biodegradable, easily available, and fall within the budget of many industries. The applications of natural polymers in pharmaceutical industries are large in comparison to synthetic polymers and are also wide in scope in the food and cosmetic industries. This new volume provides the information needed to design new applications for natural polymers. This book is a valuable reference for researchers, academicians, chemists, pharmacists, researchers, scientists, industrialists dealing with applications of natural polymers and people working in field of natural polymers.

Natural Polymers Based Green Adsorbents for Water Treatment

Natural Polymers   Based Green Adsorbents for Water Treatment
Author: Susheel Kalia
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 358
Release: 2021-08-22
Genre: Technology & Engineering
ISBN: 9780128205426

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Natural Polymers-Based Green Adsorbents for Water Treatment focuses on the recent development of novel polymeric adsorbents that are green and eco-friendly or biodegradable in nature. The book reviews the synthesis, properties and adsorption applications of natural and green polymer-based adsorbents. It discusses adsorption processes in biopolymer systems, remediation technologies developed to remove environmental pollutants, the usage of natural polymer-based cost-effective and green novel adsorbent materials for the removal of organic and inorganic contaminants, and the efficiency of functionalized polymers, nanosorbents, hydrogels, composites, graft copolymers in the sorption of various pollutants from the environment as well as from the industrial effluents. Researchers working on environmental remediation need a single book, where all data on natural and green adsorbents for water treatment are discussed comprehensively. Natural Polymers-Based Green Adsorbents for Water Treatment addresses this need by providing world-wide leading experts’ observations and research. So, this book is a valuable reference for early-career scientist, academic researchers and graduate students in chemical engineering and material science. Presents step-by-step review of processing and modification of natural polymers and their applications in water remediation Analyzes data on natural and green adsorbents for water treatment, meanwhile provides world-wide experts’ knowledge to pave the way for further research Includes extensive tables, graphs, figures, bibliographies and references to enhance key concepts

Biomedical Applications of Natural Polymers

Biomedical Applications of Natural Polymers
Author: Yongsheng Yu,Qian Feng,Kunyu Zhang,Boguang Yang
Publsiher: Frontiers Media SA
Total Pages: 181
Release: 2023-06-05
Genre: Science
ISBN: 9782832525012

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