Biomacromolecules is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published since 2000 by the American Chemical Society. Biomacromolecules is currently indexed in Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), SCOPUS, EBSCOhost, British Library, PubMed, Ovid, Web of Science, and SwetsWise. As of 2010, the editor in chief is Ann-Christine Albertsson. According to the 2010 Journal Citation Reports, the journal s impact factor is 5.325.
Using 'bacteria-eaters' to prevent infections on medical implant materials
They're ba-ack! But in a new disease-fighting role. Viruses that infect and kill bacteria—used to treat infections in the pre-antibiotic era a century ago and in the former Soviet Union today—may have ...
Silk and cellulose biologically effective for use in stem cell cartilage repair
Over 20 million people in Europe suffer from osteoarthritis which can lead to extensive damage to the knee and hip cartilage. Stem cells offer a promising way forward but a key challenge has been to design a 'smart material' ...
Graduate student invents new cancer drug delivery vehicle
(Phys.org)—Sean Hemp of Raleigh, N.C., a Ph.D. student in chemistry in the College of Science, is helping to invent new therapies that target genetic disease and cancer.
Hagfish slime as a model for tomorrow's natural fabrics
Nylon, Kevlar and other synthetic fabrics: Step aside. If new scientific research pans out, people may be sporting shirts, blouses and other garments made from fibers modeled after those in the icky, super-strong ...
Stem cells + nanofibers = Promising nerve research
Every week in his clinic at the University of Michigan, neurologist Joseph Corey, M.D., Ph.D., treats patients whose nerves are dying or shrinking due to disease or injury.
Warning on deterioration of famous Swedish warship, Vasa
The famous warship, Vasa, displayed in a museum that gets 1.2 million visitors every year and ranks as one of Sweden's most popular tourist attractions, is deteriorating despite ongoing preservation effort ...
Pig stomach mucins are effective as anti-viral agents for consumer products
Mucus often elicits strong revulsion, but to MIT biological engineer Katharina Ribbeck, it is a fascinating material.