Bioplásticos

Bioplásticos

Lignocellulolytic enzymes from Aspergillus allahabadii for efficient bioconversion of rice straw into fermentable sugars and biogas
- The study was aimed at developing lignocellulolytic strain capable of efficient hydrolysis of mild alkali deacetylated (MAD) rice straw. The valorisation of lignin rich black liquor obtained...
Decreasing the degree of polymerization of microcrystalline cellulose by mechanical impact and acid hydrolysis
- Depolymerization of cellulose is often used as a (pre)treatment protocol within the catalytic valorization strategies of cellulose. Typical depolymerization protocols yield polymerization degrees...
Biodegradable gellan gum hydrogels loaded with paclitaxel for HER2+ breast cancer local therapy
- Hydrogels loaded with chemotherapeutics are promising tools for local tumor treatment. In this work, redox-responsive implantable hydrogels based on gellan gum were prepared as paclitaxel carriers...
Characterization and Evaluation of Commercial Carboxymethyl Cellulose Potential as an Active Ingredient for Cosmetics
28/06/2022 - Carboxymethyl cellulose is the most used water-soluble cellulose with applications in industries such as food, cosmetics, and tissue engineering. However, due to a perceived lack of biological...
Outstanding Approach to Enhance the Safety of Ready-to-Eat Rice and Extend the Refrigerated Preservation
28/06/2022 - Rice is a broad-spectrum meal consumed annually in large amounts. Ready-to-eat rice is a member of dishes with a high risk of contamination. The present study aimed to increase the safety and...
Alternative Materials from Agro-Industry for Wood Panel Manufacturing—A Review
28/06/2022 - The growing demand for wood-based panels for buildings and furniture and the increasing worldwide concern for reducing the pressure on forest resources require alternatives to wood raw materials. The...
Preparation of Nanofiltration Membrane Modified with Sawdust-Derived Cellulose Nanocrystals for Removal of Nitrate from Drinking Water
- In this work, cellulose nanocrystals (CNC) derived from sawdust were successfully incorporated into a nanofiltration membrane produced by the interfacial polymerization of piperazine (PIP) and...
Immobilization of Horseradish Peroxidase on Magnetite-Alginate Beads to Enable Effective Strong Binding and Enzyme Recycling during Anthraquinone Dyes’ Degradation
28/06/2022 - The aim of this study was to investigate covalent immobilization of horseradish peroxidase (HRP) on magnetic nanoparticles (Mag) encapsulated in calcium alginate beads (MABs) for color degradation,...
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...
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...
Development of Edible Coating from Gelatin Composites with the Addition of Black Tea Extract (Camellia sinensis) on Minimally Processed Watermelon (Citrullus lanatus)
28/06/2022 - The purpose of this research was to determine the effect of composite fish gelatin–chitosan edible coatings enriched with black tea extract on the physical, chemical, and fungal decay...
Conductive PPy@cellulosic Paper Hybrid Electrodes with aRedox Active Dopant for High Capacitance and Cycling Stability
28/06/2022 - Polypyrrole@cellulose fibers (PPy@CFs) electrode materials are promising candidates in the energy storage. Various strategies have been pursued to improve their electrochemical performance. However,...
A Poly (Caprolactone)-Cellulose Nanocomposite Hydrogel for Transdermal Delivery of Hydrocortisone in Treating Psoriasis Vulgaris
28/06/2022 - Psoriasis vulgaris (PV) is a common chronic disease, affecting much of the population. Hydrocortisone (HCT) is currently utilized as a PV treatment; however, it is associated with undesirable side...
The Optimization of Gelatin Extraction from Chicken Feet and the Development of Gelatin Based Active Packaging for the Shelf-Life Extension of Fresh Grapes
28/06/2022 - Synthetic plastics are causing serious environmental and health problems due to which the concept of developing biodegradable food packaging has gained considerable attention. In this study,...
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...
Glycol-Chitosan-Based Technetium-99m-Loaded Multifunctional Nanomicelles: Synthesis, Evaluation, and In Vivo Biodistribution
27/06/2022 - We hereby propose the use of stable, biocompatible, and uniformly sized polymeric micelles as high-radiotracer-payload carriers at region-of-interest with negligible background activity due to no or...
Impact of Polymers on Magnesium-Based Hydrogen Storage Systems
27/06/2022 - In the present scenario, much importance has been provided to hydrogen energy systems (HES) in the energy sector because of their clean and green behavior during utilization. The developments of...
Morphology of lignin structures on fiber surfaces after organosolv pretreatment
25/06/2022 - The redeposition of lignin to the fiber surface after organosolv pretreatment was studied using two different reactor types. Results from the conventional autoclave reactor suggest that redeposition...
Approaching well-dispersed MoS2 assisted with cellulose nanofiber for highly durable hydrogen evolution reaction
- The agglomeration and low conductivity of molybdenum disulfide (MoS2) electrocatalysts restrict the presentation of its real intrinsic reaction activity, which leads to challenges for the...
Recent developments in chitosan hydrogels carrying natural bioactive compounds
- Chitosan hydrogel is a smart and highly applicable drug delivery carrier because of its nature, biocompatibility, biodegradability, and ability to encapsulate, carry and release the drug to the...
A skin-inspired biomimetic strategy to fabricate cellulose enhanced antibacterial hydrogels as strain sensors
- With the development of wearable devices, the fabrication of strong, tough, antibacterial, and conductive hydrogels for sensor applications is necessary but remains challenging. Here, a...