By Juan M. Ruso,Paula V. Messina

This publication offers an experimental and computational account of the purposes of biopolymers within the box of medication. Biopolymers are macromolecules produced by way of residing structures, reminiscent of proteins, polypeptides, nucleic acids, and polysaccharides. Their merits over polymers produced utilizing artificial chemistry contain: variety, abundance, quite comparatively cheap, and sustainability. This ebook explains innovations for the construction of other biodevices, akin to scaffolds, hydrogels, useful nanoparticles, microcapsules, and nanocapsules. additionally, advancements in nanodrug supply, gene treatment, and tissue engineering are described.

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