Bacterial Nanocellulose. From Biotechnology to Bio-Economy
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Bacterial Nanocellulose: From Biotechnology to Bio-Economy presents an overview on the current and future applications of bacterial nanocellulose, perspectives on the ecology and economics of its production, and a brief historic overview of BNC related companies.Discusses recent progresses on the molecular mechanism of BNC biosynthesis, its regulation, and production techniquesCovers advances in the use of BNC in bio- and nano-polymer composite materialsPresents a detailed economic analysis of BNC productionProvides an overview on the regulatory framework on the food and biomedical fieldsReviews current research in the biomedical and food industries, identifies gaps, and suggests future needsRaises awareness about this material and its potential uses in emergent fields, such as the development of aerogels and optoelectronic devices.
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