TY - CHAP A1 - Elson Santiago de Alvarenga ED1 - Magdy Elnashar Y1 - 2011-07-05 PY - 2011 T1 - Characterization and Properties of Chitosan N2 - The book “Biotechnology of Biopolymers” comprises 17 chapters covering occurrence, synthesis, isolation and production, properties and applications, biodegradation and modification, the relevant analysis methods to reveal the structures and properties of biopolymers and a special section on the theoretical, experimental and mathematical models of biopolymers. This book will hopefully be supportive to many scientists, physicians, pharmaceutics, engineers and other experts in a wide variety of different disciplines, in academia and in industry. It may not only support research and development but may be also suitable for teaching. Publishing of this book was achieved by choosing authors of the individual chapters for their recognized expertise and for their excellent contributions to the various fields of research. BT - Biotechnology of Biopolymers SP - Ch. 5 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/17020 DO - 10.5772/17020 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2019-11-22 ER -