Bioplásticos

Bioplásticos

Heteroaggregation effects on Pickering stabilization using oppositely charged cellulose nanocrystal and nanochitin
- Pickering emulsions are stabilized using complexes of cellulose nanocrystals (CNC) and nanochitin (NCh). The colloidal behavior and heteroaggregation in aqueous media are studied in relation to...
Slc9a1 plays a vital role in chitosan oligosaccharide transport across the intestinal mucosa of mice
- The mechanism underlying the intestinal transport of COS is not well understood. Here, transcriptome and proteome analyses were performed to identify potential critical molecules involved in COS...
Alkyl thiol grafted silver nanoparticle–decorated cellulose nanocrystals on poly(lactic acid) composites for enhanced antibacterial activity and toughening effects
- Poly(lactic acid) (PLA), a well-known environmentally friendly polymer, however, due to its brittleness and poor antibacterial properties, it is restricted in several aspects. In this study, alkyl...
Single and combined effect of bisphenol A with high sucrose diet on the diabetic and renal tubular dysfunction phenotypes in Drosophila melanogaster
01/11/2022 - In the present study, effect of exposure of bisphenol A (BPA) and combined exposure of BPA + HSD has been investigated on the glucose homeostasis and associated renal complications in Drosophila....
Bioinspired cellulose nanofibrils and NaCl composited polyacrylamide hydrogels with improved toughness, resilience, and strain?sensitive conductivity
04/10/2022 - A series of polyurethanes (PUUPys) containing UPy groups are synthesized and fully characterized to elucidate the effect of hydrogen bonds on the crystallization and phase structure of polyurethane....
Determination of residual stresses in amorphous thermoplastic polymers by DMA
03/10/2022 - Preparation of porous m?aramids using different porosoty promoter polymersAbstractLow?density porous aramid films using inexpensive and widely available polymers as porosity promoters, that is,...
Modified silica to strengthening and toughening soft polyvinyl chloride
05/10/2022 - Toughening and Strengthening Mechanism of Modified Silica on Soft PVCModifying nanoparticles for polymer nanocomposites is important for multifunctional and low?cost developmental direction. However,...
Formation of Starch–Lipid Complexes during the Deep-Frying Process and Its Effects on Lipid Oxidation
05/10/2022 - In the present study, maize starch (MS), potato starch (PS), high-amylose maize starch (HAMS), and wheat starch (WS) were deep-fried in soybean oil that was continuously heated for 40 h under 180...
Bioplastics for Food Packaging: Environmental Impact, Trends and Regulatory Aspects
05/10/2022 - The demand to develop and produce eco-friendly alternatives for food packaging is increasing. The huge negative impact that the disposal of so-called “single-use plastics”...
Effect of Bacteria Content in Wheat Flour on Storage Stability of Fresh Wet Noodles
05/10/2022 - The effect of bacteria content in wheat flour on shelf life and storage stability of fresh wet noodles (FWNs) was evaluated in this study. Nine kinds of wheat flour with different bacterial contents...
Purification, Characterization, and Immobilization of a Novel Protease-Resistant α-Galactosidase from Oudemansiella radicata and Its Application in Degradation of Raffinose Family Oligosaccharides from Soymilk
05/10/2022 - α-galactosidase (EC 3.2.1.22) are glycosidases that catalyze the hydrolysis of α-1,6-linked D-galactosyl residues of different substrates, which has been widely applied in...
Effect of Cationic Modified Microcrystalline Cellulose on the Emulsifying Properties and Water/Oil Interface Behavior of Soybean Protein Isolate
05/10/2022 - Stabilizing emulsion using complex biopolymers is a common strategy. It would be very interesting to characterize the impact of charge density on the emulsifying properties of complex...
Amphiphilic Chitosan Porous Membranes as Potential Therapeutic Systems with Analgesic Effect for Burn Care
- Eliminating or at least lessening the pain is a crucial aspect of burns management, as pain can negatively affect mental health and quality of life, and it can also induce a delay on wound healing....
Nanocellulose-Based Nanocomposites for Sustainable Applications: A Review
05/10/2022 - Nanocellulose has emerged in recent years as one of the most notable green materials available due to its numerous appealing factors, including its non-toxic nature, biodegradability, high aspect...
Bilayer Designed Paper-Based Solar Evaporator for Efficient Seawater Desalination
05/10/2022 - Solar desalination devices utilizing sustainable solar energy and the abundant resource of seawater has great potential as a response to global freshwater scarcity. Herein, a bilayered solar...
Performance Analysis of PLA Material Based Micro-Turbines for Low Wind Speed Applications
05/10/2022 - Various studies have been conducted in recent years to find solutions to the issues in wind energy conversion systems. A 100W horizontal axis micro wind turbine is built for low wind speed...
Cellulose Fibre Degradation in Cellulose/Steel Hybrid Geotextiles under Outdoor Weathering Conditions
05/10/2022 - Risks from rockfall and land sliding can be controlled by high-tensile steel nets and meshes which stabilise critical areas. In many cases, a recultivation of the land is also desired. However,...
Opposing roles of hepatic stellate cell subpopulations in hepatocarcinogenesis
05/10/2022 - Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), the fourth leading cause of cancer mortality worldwide, develops almost exclusively in patients with chronic liver disease and advanced fibrosis1,2. Here we...
Collagenolysis-dependent DDR1 signalling dictates pancreatic cancer outcome
05/10/2022 - Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) is a highly desmoplastic, aggressive cancer that frequently progresses and spreads by metastasis to the liver1. Cancer-associated fibroblasts, the...
Properties and characterization of carrot nanocellulose/starch biopolymer nanocomposites
05/10/2022 - In order to produce bio?nanocomposites for potential food packaging applications, nanocellulose (NC) was extracted from carrot pulp and different weight fractions of NC (5, 7, and 10 wt%) were...
Biodegradability under marine conditions of bio-based and petroleum-based polymers as substitutes of conventional microparticles
01/12/2022 - Plastic microbeads have been produced at very large scales since several decades for cosmetics and personal care products, a large amount of which is being directly transported in the oceans. To...