Bioplásticos

Bioplásticos

Chitin Nanocomposite Based on Plasticized Poly(lactic acid)/Poly(3-hydroxybutyrate) (PLA/PHB) Blends as Fully Biodegradable Packaging Materials
03/08/2022 - Fully bio-based poly(lactic acid) (PLA) and poly(3-hydroxybutyrate) (PHB) blends plasticized with tributyrin (TB), and their nanocomposite based on chitin nanoparticles (ChNPs) was developed using...
The formation of soy protein fibrils-chitin nanowhisker complex coacervates: Relationship to mixed foam stability
- The effects of protein fibrillation modifications on foam properties and the foaming and stabilization ability of soy protein fibrils (SPF) and chitin nanowhisker (CNW) complex systems were...
Morphological and structural characterization of chitin as a substrate for the screening, production, and molecular characterization of chitinase by Bacillus velezensis
27/07/2022 - The processing of shellfishery industrial wastes is gaining much interest in recent times due to the presence of valuable components. Chitin is one of the valuable components and is insoluble in...
Chitin Nanocrystals Provide Antioxidant Activity to Polylactic Acid Films
21/07/2022 - About 1/3rd of produced food goes to waste, and amongst others, advanced packaging concepts need to be developed to prevent this from happening. Here, we target the antioxidative functionality of...
Tunable high-performance electromagnetic interference shielding of intrinsic N-doped chitin-based carbon aerogel
- Heteroatom doping of carbon aerogels is a promising strategy to dissipate electromagnetic waves (EMWs) and it is still a daunting challenge to establish the relationship between heteroatomic...
Base?free Air Oxidation of Chitin?derived Glucosamine to Glucosaminic Acid by Zinc Oxide?supported Gold Nanoparticles
15/07/2022 - In this study, glucosaminic acid (GlcNA) was produced with the highest yield of ~85% from chitin biomass?derived glucosamine (GlcN) at 35 °C under atmospheric air in water, by using zinc...
Influence of glucan on physicochemical and rheology properties of chitin nanofibers prepared from Shiitake stipes
- Procedures for chitin nanofibers extraction from mushroom significantly modify their structure and physicochemical properties, through disintegration and surface oxidation of glucan residue, as...
Applications of Nano Hydroxyapatite as Adsorbents: A Review
06/07/2022 - Nano hydroxyapatite (Ca10(PO4)6(OH)2, HAp) has aroused widespread attention as a green and environmentally friendly adsorbent due to its outstanding ability in removing heavy metal ions, radio...
Biophysical Characterization and Cytocompatibility of Cellulose Cryogels Reinforced with Chitin Nanowhiskers
30/06/2022 - Polysaccharide-based cryogels are promising materials for producing scaffolds in tissue engineering. In this work, we obtained ultralight (0.046–0.162 g/cm3) and highly porous...
Chitin Nanocrystal Hydrophobicity Adjustment by Fatty Acid Esterification for Improved Polylactic Acid Nanocomposites
28/06/2022 - Bioplastics may solve environmental issues related to the current linear plastic economy, but they need improvement to be viable alternatives. To achieve this, we aimed to add chitin nanocrystals...
Oppositely Charged Pickering Emulsion Co-Stabilized by Chitin Nanoparticles and Fucoidan: Influence of Environmental Stresses on Stability and Antioxidant Activity
22/06/2022 - Single emulsifiers exhibit varying degrees of restriction in stabilizing emulsions. Oppositely charged chitin nanoparticles and fucoidan complex particles were used as emulsifiers to stabilize a o/w...
Physiological and Transcriptomic Responses of Illicium difengpi to Drought Stress
19/06/2022 - Illicium difengpi Kib and Kim, an endangered plant unique to karst areas in China, has evolved an extremely high tolerance to arid environments. To elucidate the molecular mechanisms of the response...
Viscoelastic and Properties of Amphiphilic Chitin in Plasticised Polylactic Acid/Starch Biocomposite
02/06/2022 - The enhancement of the PLA thermomechanical properties is significant due to its suitability as a replacement for primary synthetic polymer use in diverse industrial production. The amphiphilic...
Influence of Functional Bio-Based Coatings Including Chitin Nanofibrils or Polyphenols on Mechanical Properties of Paper Tissues
02/06/2022 - The paper tissue industry is a constantly evolving sector that supplies markets that require products with different specific properties. In order to meet the demand of functional properties,...
Preparation, Characterization and Evaluation of Antibacterial Properties of Polylactide-Polyethylene Glycol-Chitosan Active Composite Films
01/06/2022 - Chitin is a natural biopolymer obtained from the exoskeleton of crustaceans. Chitosan is a derivative of chitin, which has antimicrobial properties and potential applications in several industries....
Nanochitin and Nanochitosan: Chitin Nanostructure Engineering with Multiscale Properties for Biomedical and Environmental Applications
31/05/2022 - Nanochitin and nanochitosan (with random copolymer?based multiscale architectures of glucosamine and N?acetylglucosamine units) have recently attracted immense attention for the development of green,...
Thermal degradation kinetics of industrial batch crosslinked polyethylene
24/05/2022 - Biodegradable Materials FormationAbstractIn recent years, bio?based polymers have emerged as an alternative to petroleum?based polymers in various industries. The bio?based materials are made from...
Effect of Chitosan Solution on Low-Cohesive Soil’s Shear Modulus G Determined through Resonant Column and Torsional Shearing Tests
25/05/2022 - In this study the effect of using a biopolymer soil stabilizer on soil stiffness characteristics was investigated. Chitosan is a bio-waste material that is obtained by chemical treatment of chitin (a...
Nanochitin: An update review on advances in preparation methods and food applications
- Chitin is an abundantly available polysaccharide and is the primary structural component of crustacean shells. Nanochitin can be made by extracting chitin from crustacean shell waste (CSW) by...