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Biomineralization

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First Edition, published in 2001. Biomineralization, Principles and Concepts in Bioinorganic Materials Chemistry, by Stephen Mann.

This book describes the principles and concepts of biomineralization and their application in the new field of biomimetic materials chemistry. The main focus is on the principles and concepts that arise from a chemical perspective of biomineralization. After surveying the major types of biominerals (chapter 2) the general principles of biomineralization are discussed (chapter 3), followed by a detailed description of the chemical aspects of biomineralization (chapter 4). The next four chapters are concerned with the process of biomineralization, including boundary-organized biomineralization (chapter 5), organic matrix-mediated biomineralization (chapter 6), morphogenesis (chapter 7) and biomineral tectonics (chapter 8). The final chapter describes how current knowledge of biomineralization is inspiring new biomimetic strategies in synthetic materials chemistry.

Very good condition paperback. Some light wear/bumping to the covers. One moderate crease to the front cover. White sticker to the inside front cover obscuring a former owner's inscription.

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Added value:
First Edition
Author(s):
Mann, Stephen
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
7½" x 9"
Edition:
First Edition (2001)
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0198508824
ISBN-13:
9780198508823
Number of pages:
198
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Title:
Biomineralization

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First Edition, published in 2001. Biomineralization, Principles and Concepts in Bioinorganic Materials Chemistry, by Stephen Mann.

This book describes the principles and concepts of biomineralization and their application in the new field of biomimetic materials chemistry. The main focus is on the principles and concepts that arise from a chemical perspective of biomineralization. After surveying the major types of biominerals (chapter 2) the general principles of biomineralization are discussed (chapter 3), followed by a detailed description of the chemical aspects of biomineralization (chapter 4). The next four chapters are concerned with the process of biomineralization, including boundary-organized biomineralization (chapter 5), organic matrix-mediated biomineralization (chapter 6), morphogenesis (chapter 7) and biomineral tectonics (chapter 8). The final chapter describes how current knowledge of biomineralization is inspiring new biomimetic strategies in synthetic materials chemistry.

Very good condition paperback. Some light wear/bumping to the covers. One moderate crease to the front cover. White sticker to the inside front cover obscuring a former owner's inscription.

Added value:
First Edition
Author(s):
Mann, Stephen
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
7½" x 9"
Edition:
First Edition (2001)
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0198508824
ISBN-13:
9780198508823
Number of pages:
198
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Title:
Biomineralization

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