13. Chitin and Chitosan Polymer Nanofibrous Membranes and Their Biological Applications

  1. Srikanth Pilla
  1. Ahsanulhaq Qurashi

Published Online: 19 SEP 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118203699.ch13

Handbook of Bioplastics and Biocomposites Engineering Applications

Handbook of Bioplastics and Biocomposites Engineering Applications

How to Cite

Qurashi, A. (2011) Chitin and Chitosan Polymer Nanofibrous Membranes and Their Biological Applications, in Handbook of Bioplastics and Biocomposites Engineering Applications (ed S. Pilla), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118203699.ch13

Editor Information

  1. Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI, USA

Author Information

  1. Center of Excellence in Nanotechnology and Department of Chemistry, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 SEP 2011
  2. Published Print: 5 JUL 2011

Book Series:

  1. Wiley-Scrivener

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470626078

Online ISBN: 9781118203699

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Keywords:

  • polymer nanostructures;
  • chitin;
  • chitosan;
  • nanofibrous membranes;
  • nanocomposites and biomedical applications

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Shape of Polymer Nanostructures

  • Application of Chitosan Nanofibers

  • Conclusion