11. Biologically-Inspired Responsive Materials: Integrating Biological Function into Synthetic Materials

  1. D. Bhattacharyya Editor2,
  2. Thomas Schäfer Editor3,
  3. S. R. Wickramasinghe Co-Editor4 and
  4. Sylvia Daunert Co-Editor5
  1. Kendrick Turner,
  2. Santosh Khatwani and
  3. Sylvia Daunert

Published Online: 22 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118389553.ch11

Responsive Membranes and Materials

Responsive Membranes and Materials

How to Cite

Turner, K., Khatwani, S. and Daunert, S. (2012) Biologically-Inspired Responsive Materials: Integrating Biological Function into Synthetic Materials, in Responsive Membranes and Materials (eds D. Bhattacharyya, T. Schäfer, S. R. Wickramasinghe and S. Daunert), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, West Sussex, United Kingdom. doi: 10.1002/9781118389553.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Kentucky, USA

  2. 3

    POLYMAT, University of the Basque Country, Spain

  3. 4

    Ralph E. Martin Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Arkansas, USA

  4. 5

    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Miami, USA

Author Information

  1. Miller School of Medicine, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Miami, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 NOV 2012
  2. Published Print: 27 NOV 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470974308

Online ISBN: 9781118389553

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Keywords:

  • biomimetics;
  • hinge-motion binding proteins;
  • calmodulin;
  • stimuli-responsive hydrogels;
  • creep properties

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Biomimetics in Biotechnology

  • Hinge-Motion Binding Proteins

  • Calmodulin

  • Biologically-Inspired Responsive Membranes

  • Stimuli-Responsive Hydrogels

  • Micro/Nanofabrication of Hydrogels

  • Mechanical Characterization of Hydrogels

  • Creep Properties of Hydrogels

  • Conclusion and Future Perspectives

  • Acknowledgements