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...
Fabricating a Novel Three-Dimensional Skin Model Using Silica Nonwoven Fabrics (SNF)
28/06/2022 - Silica nonwoven fabrics (SNF) prepared using electrospinning have high biocompatibility, thermal stability, and porosity that allows growing three-dimensional culture of cells. In this study, we used...
The Effect of Immobilizing Agents on Zn and Cu Availability for Plants in Relation to Their Potential Health Risks
28/06/2022 - Soil contamination with heavy metals is one of the most important threats to the environment because they are easily incorporated into the food chain, threatening the health of plants, animals, and...
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...
Biofilm Formation of Listeria monocytogenes and Pseudomonas aeruginosa in a Simulated Chicken Processing Environment
28/06/2022 - This study aims to investigate the mono- and dual-species biofilm formation of Listeria monocytogenes and Pseudomonas aeruginosa incubated in different culture mediums, inoculum ratios, and...
A Rapid Detection of Whole Wheat Gluten Quality by a Novel Chemometric Technique - GlutoPeak
28/06/2022 - The study aims to accurately detect gluten quality of whole wheat flour without a refining process by measuring gluten aggregation properties with a novel and non-destructive chemometric technique...
Quality Characterization of Different Parts of Broiler and Ligor Hybrid Chickens
28/06/2022 - The quality characterization of different parts of male and female Ligor hybrid chickens was investigated and compared with those of commercial broiler. Genotypes, muscle types, and sex had effects...
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...
Electrospun Nisin-Loaded Poly(ε-caprolactone)-Based Active Food Packaging
28/06/2022 - Packaging for fresh fruits and vegetables with additional properties such as inhibition of pathogens grown can reduce food waste. With its biodegradability, poly(ε-caprolactone) (PCL)...
A Simple Replica Method as the Way to Obtain a Morphologically and Mechanically Bone-like Iron-Based Biodegradable Material
28/06/2022 - Porous iron-based scaffolds were prepared by the simple replica method using polyurethane foam as a template and applying the sintering process in a tube furnace. Their surface morphology was...
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,...
Structural, Thermal, and Optical Studies of Gamma Irradiated Polyvinyl Alcohol-, Lignosulfonate-, and Palladium Nanocomposite Film
28/06/2022 - Nanocomposite (NC) films of polyvinyl alcohol (PVA), lignosulfonate (Lg), and nanosized palladium (Pd) were synthesized by ex-situ casting method. Samples from the synthesized PVA-Lg/Pd NC films were...
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...
Bioconversion of Mixed Alkanes to Polyhydroxyalkanoate by Pseudomonas resinovornas: Upcycling of Pyrolysis Oil from Waste-Plastic
28/06/2022 - Polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) is a biodegradable plastic that can be used to replace petroleum-based plastic. In addition, as a medium-chain-length PHA (mcl-PHA), it can be used to provide elastomeric...
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,...