By Andrew M. Smith,James A. Callow
Many creatures use adhesive polymers and constructions to connect to inert substrates, to one another, or to different organisms. this can be the 1st significant assessment that brings jointly learn on the various famous organic adhesives facing micro organism, fungi, algae, and marine and terrestrial animals. As we examine extra approximately their molecular and mechanical homes we start to appreciate why they adhere so good and with this comes wide functions in parts corresponding to medication, dentistry, and biotechnology.
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Biological Adhesives by Andrew M. Smith,James A. Callow