By Charles E. Carraher Jr., Cynthia Butler, Yoshinobu Naoshima, Dorothy Sterling (auth.), Charles G. Gebelein, Charles E. Carraher Jr. (eds.)

ISBN-10: 147579519X

ISBN-13: 9781475795196

ISBN-10: 1475795211

ISBN-13: 9781475795219

Some have envisioned that the arrival a number of a long time stands out as the a long time of "biotechnology," in which melanoma, start defects, lifestyles span raises, cosmetics, biodegradation, oil spills and exploration, sturdy waste disposal, and virtually each point of our fabric existence might be stricken by this new zone of technological know-how. there'll even be an extension of emphasis on immense molecules: DNA, enzymes, polysaccharides, lignins, proteins, hemoglobin, and so forth. Biotechnology has been outlined in numerous methods. in a single experience, this box is older than human historical past and references to the human use of biotechnology-derived fabrics are available within the oldest human writings, comparable to the Bible. during this publication, biotechnology refers back to the direct utilization of evidently happening fabrics or their makes use of as a feedstock, together with the linked organic actions and functions of those fabrics. Bioactive polymers, nevertheless, are polymers which exert a few form of task on residing organisms. those polymers are utilized in agriculture, managed liberate structures, medication and lots of different components. The papers during this ebook describe polymers which basically mix positive factors of biotechnology and bioactivity.

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Guinea pig: intradermal injection of [ 3 H]-hylan gel. 6% respectively, or 100, 85 and 87% of control (zero time) (Table 2). The presence of the [ 3 H]-hylan gel was confirmed by histological evaluation as described in preceding paragraph. Evaluation of serum from immunized rabbits by passive cutaneous anaphylaxis indicated that there was no specific antibody production to HY-G, HY-G-D, or HY-G-OA in any rabbit up to 20 weeks after immunization. ). Table 3A. Evaluation of serum from hylan gel-immunized rabbits.

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