9781420094879

Advanced Power Plant Materials, Design, and Technology

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  • ISBN13:

    9781420094879

  • ISBN10:

    1420094874

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-07-15
  • Publisher: CRC Press

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Summary

This book provides a thorough overview of current and future focuses of biotechnology in the fiber and textile industry. Biotechnology has impacted the textiles industry through the development of more efficient and environmentally friendly manufacturing processes. It has also enabled the design of improved textile materials. Topics in this volume range from the development of new technologies for improving fibers, including cotton, silk, and wool, to the creation of new biopolymers. Additional chapters review fibers produced from genetically modified microorganisms and recombinant proteins.

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