Bioplásticos

Bioplásticos

Modification of Pea Starch Digestibility through the Complexation with Gallic Acid via High-Pressure Homogenization
28/06/2022 - Pea starch and some legume starches are the side streams of plant-based protein production. Structural modification toward moderate digestibility and desirable functionality is a way to increase the...
In Vitro Digestive Analysis of Digestible and Resistant Starch Fractions, with Concurrent Glycemic Index Determination, in Whole Grain Wheat Products Minimally Processed for Reduced Glycaemic Impact
27/06/2022 - Eight wheat products differing in texture (porridge vs. bread), grain fineness (fine, kibbled, intact), and cooking (raw vs. cooked), with pre-measured glycaemic indexes (GI), were analysed by in...
Development and characterization of Sechium edule starch and polyvinyl alcohol nanofibers obtained by electrospinning
- This research aimed to evaluate the synergic combination of hydrolyzed starch of Sechium edule (SH) in concentrations ranging from 0.5 % to 2.5 % w/v with polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) at 8 %...
Removal of organic contaminants by starch-derived porous carbon via peroxymonosulfate activation: The role of N doping and Fe/Mn loading
- In this work, Fe/Mn-loaded nitrogen-doped porous carbonaceous materials were synthesized by a one-step pyrolysis process for organic contaminants removal. The effects of the component ratios of...
Cellulose nanofiber reinforced starch film with rapid disintegration in marine environments
22/06/2022 - AbstractThe complex structure of tyres makes them hard to recycle economically; hence, it is crucial to minimize the generation of tyre waste. Nano?reinforcement, such as graphene, has the potential...
Effect of Psyllium Husk Addition on the Structural and Physical Properties of Biodegradable Thermoplastic Starch Film
24/06/2022 - The research subject was the analysis of the microstructure, barrier properties, and mechanical resistance of the psyllium husk (PH)-modified thermoplastic starch films. The tensile tests under...
Effective Aging Inhibition of the Thermoplastic Corn Starch Films through the Use of Green Hybrid Filler
24/06/2022 - Recently, hybrid fillers have been widely used to improve the properties of biopolymers. The synergistic effects of the hybrid fillers can have a positive impact on biopolymers, including...
Physical, mechanical, and antibacterial properties of Hibiscus sabdariffa L. extract and graphene oxide incorporated corn starch nanocomposite films
22/06/2022 - The utilization of eco?friendly and biodegradable natural biopolymers is globally expanding due to environmental problems caused by non?degradable synthetic polymers. This study examined the...
Investigations on Functional and Thermo-Mechanical Properties of Gluten Free Cereal and Pseudocereal Flours
23/06/2022 - Seven commercial gluten-free (rice, oat, sorghum, foxtail millet, amaranth, quinoa, and buckwheat) flours were investigated in this study from the point of view of thermo-mechanical properties and...
Addition of amino acids modulates the in vitro digestibility of corn starch
- The addition of amino acids (AAs) including glycine (Gly), lysine (Lys) and glutamic acid (Glu) with different concentrations on starch morphological, physicochemical and in vitro...
Miscibility study of thermoplastic starch/polylactic acid blends: Thermal and superficial properties
- In this work, the miscibility of blends of thermoplastic Achira Starch (AS) and polylactic acid (PLA) was evaluated, assisted by Pluronic® F127 an amphiphilic triblock copolymer that acts as a...
Covalent organic framework?poly(acrylic acid)?modified poly(vinylidene fluoride) ultrafiltration membranes towards enhanced antifouling properties and low hydrophilic material leaching
22/06/2022 - Packaging film with rapid marine disintegrationAbstractFloating plastic debris in the ocean creates major environmental problems and threatens marine life. Conventional marine?degradable plastics can...
Triclosan toxicity in a model cyanobacterium (Anabaena flos-aquae): Growth, photosynthesis and transcriptomic response
01/05/2023 - Exposure to triclosan (TCS) has been reported to reduce photosynthetic pigments, suppress photosynthesis, and inhibit growth in both prokaryotic and eukaryotic algae including
Enzyme Activity and Physiochemical Properties of Flour after Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Processing
21/06/2022 - The objectives of this study were to inactivate the enzymes α-amylase, lipase, protease, and peroxidase in flour with supercritical carbon dioxide (scCO2), and to optimize the enzymatic...
Mechanical Behavior of Thermoplastic Starch: Rationale for the Temperature-Relative Humidity Equivalence
21/06/2022 - This paper aimed at understanding and rationalizing the influence of both temperature and relative humidity on the mechanical behavior of thermoplastic starch (TPS). DMA experiments revealed that...
Two-Phase Anaerobic Digestion of Corn Steep Liquor in Pilot Scale Biogas Plant with Automatic Control System with Simultaneous Hydrogen and Methane Production
20/06/2022 - Experimental studies of two-phase anaerobic digestion of corn steep liquor in semi-continuous automatic and semi-automatic modes of operation of a cascade of two anaerobic bioreactors with monitoring...
Characterization of Antimicrobial Composite Edible Film Formulated from Fermented Cheese Whey and Cassava Peel Starch
- Antimicrobial composite edible film can be a solution for environmentally friendly food packaging, which can be made from fermented cheese whey containing an antimicrobial agent and cassava peel...
Enhancing the UV-Light Barrier, Thermal Stability, Tensile Strength, and Antimicrobial Properties of Rice Starch–Gelatin Composite Films through the Incorporation of Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles
20/06/2022 - The effects of zinc oxide nanoparticles (ZnONPs) on the properties of rice starch–gelatin (RS–G) films were investigated. ZnONPs were synthesized by a green method...
Developing DHA microcapsules using linear dextrin aggregates of different chain length distributions
- Linear dextrin aggregates (LDAs) were prepared in the current study as novel material for encapsulating docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). The high amylose corn starch was acid hydrolyzed and enzymically...
Recent progress in understanding starch gelatinization - An important property determining food quality
- Starch gelatinization is a crucial process in determining both texture and nutrition properties of starch-based foods, while its complex nature is still not fully understood. Kinetics modeling has...
Octenyl Succinic Anhydride Modified Pearl Millet Starches: An Approach for Development of Films/Coatings
17/06/2022 - Pearl millet starches were modified at pH 8.0 using 3.0% octenyl succinic anhydride (OSA), and their pasting, rheological properties, and in vitro digestibility were analyzed. The degree of...