With expert contributions from leaders in their fields, Advances in textile biotechnology is a comprehensive guide for those in the textile and fibre industry, as well as experts in the biology, chemical and environmental engineering industries.
- Provides a thorough overview of current and future focuses of biotechnology in the fibre and textile industry
- Explores production of enzymes, searching for efficient production systems and also documents the advantages and limitations associated with the process
- Reviews the debate surrounding enzymatic treatment versus conventional processing of cotton along with engineering of plants for improved fibre qualities
Cavaco-Paulo, AArtur Cavaco-Paulo graduated from the University of Lisbon with his first degree. He then went on to take his Msc and PhD at the University of Minho where he is now Professor.