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Advances in Textile Biotechnology 2nd Edition
University of Minho, Braga, Portugal.
University of Borås, Faculty of Textiles, Engineering and Business. (Textile Materials Technology)ORCID iD: 0000-0002-4369-9304
Jiangnan University, Wuxi, China.
2019 (English)Collection (editor) (Refereed)
Sustainable development
According to the author(s), the content of this publication falls within the area of sustainable development.
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Advances in Textile Biotechnology, Second Edition examines the latest in biotechnology for the fiber and textile industry. This new edition has been fully revised to include the current essential areas of development in the field, covering both natural and synthetic fibers. Chapters cover the latest technology in bioprocessing for bast fiber, PVA, polyester, wool and silk before exploring issues of enzyme stability. Essential areas of application and development are then considered, including biomedical textiles, silk materials for biotechnological applications, bacterial cellulose, the ink jetting of enzymes, and the role of enzymes, wool and silk fibers.

Containing groundbreaking research, this book will be essential reading for manufacturers, designers and engineers in the textiles industry, textile and fiber scientists, and academic researchers and postgraduate students working in the area of textile technology.

Key Features

  • Provides a thorough overview of current and future focuses of biotechnology in the fiber and textile industry
  • Presents fully revised content, with a new focus on biosynthesis and bioprocessing for novel textile fibers, both synthetic and natural
  • Enables readers to understand and utilize the benefits of biotechnology for the manufacture and production of textiles

Readership

Textile manufacturers, designers and engineers in the textile industry; textile and fibre scientists; academic researchers and postgraduate students in textile technology; experts in the biology, chemical and environmental engineering industries

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Woodhead Publishing ltd , 2019.
Keywords [en]
textile biotechnology
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Textile, Rubber and Polymeric Materials
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Textiles and Fashion (General)
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hb:diva-21596ISBN: 978-0-08-102632-8 (print)ISBN: 978-0-08-102770-7 (electronic)OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hb-21596DiVA, id: diva2:1342443
Available from: 2019-08-13 Created: 2019-08-13 Last updated: 2019-08-26Bibliographically approved

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