Bioplastics

 

Bioplastics

Exploring the substrate spectrum of phylogenetically distinct bacterial polyesterases
09/04/2024 - Graphical Abstract and Lay SummaryOver the last years, utilization of enzymes in degradation of polymers has emerged as an environmentally friendly asset in tackling the pressing challenges of...
Driving Factors in Carbon Emission Reduction in Prefabricated Building Supply Chains Based on Structural Equation Modelling
10/04/2024 - As one of the development paths of construction industrialization, prefabricated buildings (PBs) are an important means for China’s construction industry to achieve the...
Optimizing the preparation parameters of eco?friendly flexible polyurethane foams derived from a corn?based bio?polyol
06/04/2024 - AbstractIn this work, semi?aromatic polyamide containing ether bond (PAE10T) was synthesized through nucleophilic substitution reaction using 1, 10?N, N??bis(4?fuorobenzamide) decane (BFBD) and...
The Characterization of a Biodegradable Mg Alloy after Powder Bed Fusion with Laser Beam/Metal Processing for Custom Shaped Implants
06/04/2024 - A new Mg-Zn-Zr-Ca alloy in a powder state, intended to be used for custom shaped implants, was obtained via a mechanical alloying method from pure elemental powder. Further, the obtained powder alloy...
Comprehensive study of antimicrobial polycaprolactone/clay nanocomposite films: Preparation, characterization, properties and degradation in simulated body fluid
05/04/2024 - SEM images of PCL/clay nanocomposite films before and after degradation in PBS buffer at 37°C for 45 days.Even though the biodegradability of polycaprolactone (PCL) and its nanocomposites is lower...
Dialdehyde Starch as a Cross-Linking Agent Modifying Fish Collagen Film Properties
23/03/2024 - The aim of this research was the modification of fish collagen films with various amounts of dialdehyde starch (DAS). Film properties were examined before and after the cross-linking process by DAS....
Push-Out Bond Strength of Glass Fiber Endodontic Posts with Different Diameters
25/03/2024 - (1) Background: The retention of intraradicular posts is an important factor for the prognosis of endodontically treated teeth. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the push-out bond strength...
The Effect of Different Factors on Poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid) Nanoparticle Properties and Drug Release Behaviors When Co-Loaded with Hydrophilic and Hydrophobic Drugs
22/03/2024 - Poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid) nanoparticles (PLGA NPs) are versatile drug nanocarriers with a wide spectrum of applications owing to their extensive advantages, including biodegradability, non-toxic...
Enhanced Corrosion Resistance and Mechanical Durability of the Composite PLGA/CaP/Ti Scaffolds for Orthopedic Implants
15/03/2024 - In addressing the challenge of enhancing orthopedic implants, 3D porous calcium phosphate (CaP) coatings on titanium (Ti) substrates modified with poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid) (PLGA) were proposed....
Bone Marrow-Derived C-Kit+ Cells Improved Inflammatory IL-33/ST-2/ILC2 Axis in the Lung Tissue of Type 2 Diabetic Rats
- Abstract Inflammation is an essential factor in pulmonary complications of diabetes. Bone marrow (BM)-derived C-kit+ cells have immunomodulatory properties and their...
Biofabricated Green Synthesized Hibiscus Silver Nanoparticles Potentiate Antibacterial Activity and Cytotoxicity in Human Lung Cancer Cells
- Abstract Traditional medicine has long employed the shrub Hibiscus sabdariffa to treat a variety of illnesses. The biochemical characteristics of silver nanoparticles...
Superior heat?resistant polylactide/poly(butylene succinate) blend fibers via in?situ reactive compatibilization
05/03/2024 - Blending poly(butylene succinate) (PBS) with polylactide (PLLA) has proven effective in improving heat resistance of PLLA fibers. Unfortunately, it remains challenging to maintain good spinnability...
Dependence of Positive Bias Stress Instability on Threshold Voltage and Its Origin in Solution-Processed Aluminum-Doped Indium Oxide Thin-Film Transistors
04/03/2024 - The initial electrical characteristics and bias stabilities of thin-film transistors (TFTs) are vital factors regarding the practical use of electronic devices. In this study, the dependence of...
Novel Approach for the Immobilization of Cellobiose Dehydrogenase in PEDOT:PSS Conductive Layer on Planar Gold Electrodes
27/02/2024 - Third-generation biosensors use enzymes capable of direct electron transfer (DET) to the sensor surface. They are of interest for continuous glucose monitoring in blood or interstitial fluid, but...
Chitosan-Caffeic Acid Antibacterial Coating for PDMS Surfaces: A Sustained Moxifloxacin Release and Prolonged Coating Adhesion
28/02/2024 - Central venous catheters (CVCs) are largely used to administer chemotherapy, hemodialysis, and other treatments. Mostly made of polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS), these medical devices present an intrinsic...
Chitosan/Virgin Coconut Oil-Based Emulsions Doped with Photosensitive Curcumin Loaded Capsules: A Functional Carrier to Topical Treatment
27/02/2024 - In recent years, there has been a growing interest in developing smart drug delivery systems based on natural resources combined with stimulus-sensitive elements. This trend aims to formulate...
Reproducible Polybutylene Succinate (PBS)-Degrading Artificial Consortia by Introducing the Least Type of PBS-Degrading Strains
28/02/2024 - Polybutylene succinate (PBS) stands out as a promising biodegradable polymer, drawing attention for its potential as an eco-friendly alternative to traditional plastics due to its biodegradability...
Photooxidation?induced conformational changes and degradation behaviors of poly(butylene succinate) and poly(butylene succinate?co?adipate)
24/02/2024 - Two biodegradable polyesters, poly(butylene succinate) (PBS) and poly(butylene succinate?co?adipate) (PBSA), were artificially aged in a UV irradiation test chamber, and their photodegradation...
Encapsulation and Delivery of Mitoxantrone Using Zirconium-Based Metal–Organic Frameworks (MOFs) and Their Cytotoxic Potential in Breast Cancer Cells
26/02/2024 - Mitoxantrone (MTX) is a drug employed in breast cancer treatment, but its application is largely limited due to side effects. A controlled delivery approach can potentially reduce the side effects....
Kinetic migration of PBS and PBSA biopolymers prepared by cast film extrusion and biaxial stretching: A combined experimental and modeling approach
21/02/2024 - Reactive extrusion of polylactide (PLA)/poly (butylene adipate?co?terephthalate) blends with a high PLA content of 90?wt% enables the production of biodegradable polymeric materials exhibiting...
Planar Cation Passivation on Colloidal Quantum Dots Enables High?performance 0.35?1.8 ?m Broadband TFT Imager
15/02/2024 - Solution?processed colloidal quantum dots (CQDs) are promising candidates for broadband photodetectors from visible light to shortwave infrared (SWIR). However, large?size PbS CQDs sensitive to...