Artificial Protein and Peptide Nanofibers
  • Release Date : 28 July 2020
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Categories : Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 502 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780081028513
  • ISBN 10 : 0081028512
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Synopsis : Artificial Protein and Peptide Nanofibers written by Gang Wei, published by Woodhead Publishing which was released on 28 July 2020. Download Artificial Protein and Peptide Nanofibers Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Artificial Protein and Peptide Nanofibers: Design, Fabrication, Characterization, and Applications provides comprehensive knowledge of the preparation, modification and applications of protein and peptide nanofibers. The book reviews the synthesis and strategies necessary to create protein and peptide nanofibers, such as self-assembly (including supramolecular assembly), electrospinning, template synthesis, and enzymatic synthesis. Then, the key chemical modification and molecular design methods are highlighted that can be utilized to improve the bio-functions of these synthetic fibers. Finally, fabrication methods for key applications, such as sensing, drug delivery, imaging, tissue engineering and electronic devices are reviewed. This book will be an ideal resource for those working in materials science, polymer science, chemical engineering, nanotechnology and biomedicine. Reviews key chemical modification and molecular design methods to improve the bio-functions of synthetic peptide and protein nanofibers Discusses the most important synthesis strategies, including supramolecular assembly, electrospinning, template synthesis and enzymatic synthesis Provides information on fabrication of nanofibers for key applications such as sensing, imaging, drug delivery and tissue engineering