Chapter 7. Nanobiotechnology

  1. Prof. Wim Soetaert and
  2. Prof. Erick J. Vandamme
  1. Rudy J. Koopmans

Published Online: 29 APR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527630233.ch7

Industrial Biotechnology: Sustainable Growth and Economic Success

Industrial Biotechnology: Sustainable Growth and Economic Success

How to Cite

Koopmans, R. J. (2010) Nanobiotechnology, in Industrial Biotechnology: Sustainable Growth and Economic Success (eds W. Soetaert and E. J. Vandamme), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527630233.ch7

Editor Information

  1. Ghent University, Department of Biochemical and Microbial Technology, Centre of Expertise – Industrial Biotechnology and Biocatalysis, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Coupure links 653, 9000 Gent, Belgium

Author Information

  1. The Dow Chemical Company, Core R & D, New Products R & D, Dow, Benelux BV, P.O. Box 48, 4530 AA Terneuzen, The Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 APR 2010
  2. Published Print: 21 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527314423

Online ISBN: 9783527630233

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Keywords:

  • nanobiotechnology;
  • ecological footprint;
  • biochips;
  • self-assembling peptides;
  • nanomachines;
  • antifreeze proteins

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Setting the Stage

  • Industrial Perspective

  • Nanotechnology in Biology and Biochemistry

  • Biomimicry

  • Materials and Products

  • Processes and Devices

  • Outlook

  • References