A handbook of applied biopolymer technology : synthesis, degradation and applications / editors Sanjay K. Sharma, Ackmez Mudhoo.
Contributor(s): Sharma, Sanjay K | Mudhoo, Ackmez | Royal Society of Chemistry (Great Britain).Material type: BookSeries: RSC green chemistry ; no. 12.Publisher: Cambridge : RSC Publishing, c2011Description: xviii, 482 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781849731515.Call number: 572.33 HAN Ref. Subject(s): Biopolymers | Biopolymers -- Industrial applications | Environmental chemistry -- Industrial applicationsOnline resources: Click here to access online | Click here to access online
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
History of sustainable bio-based polymers -- Synthetic green polymers from renewable monomers -- Polyhydroxyalkanoates : the emerging new green polymers of choice -- Fully green bionanocomposites -- Biopolymer- based nanocomposites -- Biodegradable polyesters : synthesis and physical properties -- Synthesis and characterization of thermoplastic agro-polymers -- Degradable bioelastomers : synthesis and biodegradation -- Functionalization of poly(L-lactide) and applications of the functionalized poly(L-lactide) -- Biodegradation of poly (3-hydroxyalkanoates) -- Degradation of biodegradable and green polymers in the composting environment -- Biodegradable polymers : research and applications -- Impacts of biodegradable polymers : towards biomedical applications -- Biodegradable injectable systems for bone tissue engineering -- Production of polyhydroxybutyrate (PHB)from activated sludge.