Synthetic Polymers for Biotechnology and Medicine

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Synthetic Polymers for Biotechnology and Medicine

Synthetic Polymers for Biotechnology and Medicine
edited by Ruth Freitag
Landes Bioscience | ISBN 1587060272 | 2002 | 164 pages | PDF | 1.5 MB

Comprehensive text on the use of synthetic polymers in the life sciences. Topics include the delivery of biologicals using synthetic polymers, bioseparation, and the use of hybrid molecules.

Table of contents

*Cell encapsulation: generalities, methods, applications and bioartificial pancreas case study
*Synthetic and semisynthetic polymers as vehicles for invitro gene delivery into cultured mammalian cells
*Affinity precipitation: stimulus responsive polymers for bioseparation
*Synthetic displacers for preparartive biochromatography
*Membrane adsorbers for decontamination and leukocyte removal
*Stimulus responsive surfaces: possible implications for biochromatography, cell detachment and drug delivery
*Molecularly imprinted polymers: a new dimension in analytical bioseparation