Bioplastics

 

Bioplastics

Properties of biopolymer blends based on Rugulopteryx okamurae and hydrophobic polycaprolactone (PCL) and hydrophilic acylated soy protein isolated (SPIa)
15/05/2024 - The present study explored the utilization of Rugulopteryx okamurae (RO), an invasive brown seaweed, as a renewable raw material for plastic materials based on biopolymer blends. The goal of this...
Ammodaucus Leucotrichus Seed Extract as a Potential Therapy in Animal Models of Rheumatoid Arthritis Induced by Complete Freund Adjuvant and Chicken Cartilage Collagen
- Abstract This study assessed the efficacy of an Ammodaucus leucotrichus seed extract to treat rheumatoid arthritis in rat models of this disease. Rheumatoid arthritis was...
Recombinant human fibroblast growth factor 7 obtained from stable Chinese hamster ovary cells enhances wound healing
08/05/2024 - Graphical Abstract and Lay SummaryThis study sought to achieve stable production of glycosylated FGF7 in CHO cells, which are inherently not glycosylated, with the aim of assessing FGF7's potential...
Nanoarchitectonics and electrocatalytic properties of platinum nanoparticles in weak polyelectrolytes?based multilayer thin films
02/05/2024 - Core?sheath acid?soluble collagen and poly(lactic acid) scaffold as a wound dressing.AbstractThe core–sheath bi?polymeric scaffold has been proven as an encouraging material based on the...
Development of Anisotropic Electrically Conductive GNP?Reinforced PCL?Collagen Scaffold for Enhanced Neurogenic Differentiation under Electrical Stimulation
25/04/2024 - This study dealt with developing cost?effective electroconductive scaffolds integrating carboxy functionalized graphene nanoplatelets (GNPs) into a Polycaprolactone (PCL)?collagen matrix. Utilizing...
Comparison of Physicochemical Characteristics and Microbial Quality between Commercially Available Organic and Conventional Japanese Soy Sauces
29/04/2024 - The article aims to compare the properties and quality of two types of organic Japanese soy sauce from the market, declared by manufacturers as koikuchi, and tamari, both conventional and organic,...
Exploring Gluten Assessment in Marketed Products through a Sandwich ELISA Methodology Based on Novel Recombinant Antibodies
26/04/2024 - This study presents the development of a sandwich ELISA method for gluten detection in foods, using recombinant Fab antibody fragments against gliadin. The Fabs were chemically biotinylated and...
Production of Plant-Based, Film-Type Scaffolds Using Alginate and Corn Starch for the Culture of Bovine Myoblasts
28/04/2024 - Natural scaffolds have been the cornerstone of tissue engineering for decades, providing ideal environments for cell growth within extracellular matrices. Previous studies have favored animal-derived...
Injectable Thermo-Responsive Peptide Hydrogels and Its Enzyme Triggered Dynamic Self-Assembly
26/04/2024 - Endogenous stimuli-responsive injectable hydrogels hold significant promise for practical applications due to their spatio-temporal controllable drug delivery. Herein, we report a facile strategy to...
Influence of Soy Protein Hydrolysates on Thermo-Mechanical Properties of Gluten-Free Flour and Muffin Quality
25/04/2024 - The influence of protease-assisted hydrolysis on the impact exerted by the soy protein isolate on the thermo-mechanical behavior and baking performance of the gluten-free composite flour, consisting...
Effect of Microwave Treatment on Protease Activity, Dough Properties and Protein Quality in Sprouted Wheat
22/04/2024 - In this study, the effects of microwave treatment on protease activity, dough properties and protein quality in sprouted wheat were investigated. Microwave treatment led to a significant (p...
Impact of Oil Bodies on Structure, Rheology and Function of Acid-Mediated Soy Protein Isolate Gels
23/04/2024 - Oil bodies (OBs) are naturally occurring pre-emulsified oil droplets that have broad application prospects in emulsions and gels. The main purpose of this research was to examine the impact of the OB...
Purification and Biochemical Characterization of a Novel Fibrinolytic Enzyme from Culture Supernatant of Coprinus comatus
23/04/2024 - A novel fibrinolytic enzyme was produced by the liquid fermentation of Coprinus comatus. The enzyme was purified from the culture supernatant by hydrophobic interactions, gel filtration, and ion...
Screening and Characterization of Antioxidant Film Applicable to Walnut Kernels from Juglans sigillata
25/04/2024 - Walnuts play a positive role in human health due to their large amounts of unsaturated fatty acids, whereas lipid oxidation can easily occur during storage. Herein, three natural antioxidants...
The Cryoprotective Effect of an Antifreeze Collagen Peptide Complex Obtained by Enzymatic Glycosylation on Tilapia
25/04/2024 - Antifreeze peptides have become effective antifreeze agents for frozen products, but their low quantity of active ingredients and high cost limit large-scale application. This study used the...
Natural and Synthetic Polymers for Biomedical and Environmental Applications
20/04/2024 - Natural and synthetic polymers are a versatile platform for developing biomaterials in the biomedical and environmental fields. Natural polymers are organic compounds that are found in nature. The...
Transglutaminase-Cross-Linked Tofu Suppressed Soybean-Induced Allergic Reactions by Enhancing Intestinal Mucosa Immune Tolerance
16/04/2024 - Currently, food allergies are closely related to intestinal health, and ensuring the integrity and health of intestinal mucosa could reduce the incidence of food allergies. In this study, a...
Comparison of Structural and Physicochemical Characteristics of Skin Collagen from Chum Salmon (Cold-Water Fish) and Nile Tilapia (Warm-Water Fish)
16/04/2024 - This study compared collagens from cold-water and warm-water fish for their structural, rheological, and functional properties, and explored their potential applications, aiming to realize the...
Influences of Polyphenols on the Properties of Crosslinked Acellular Fish Swim Bladders: Experiments and Molecular Dynamic Simulations
16/04/2024 - Acellular fish swim bladders (AFSBs) are a promising biomaterial in tissue engineering, however, they may suffer from rapid degradation due to enzyme invasion. In this work, natural polyphenols,...
A biomimetic mineralized collagen hydrogel containing uniformly distributed and highly abundant dopamine?modified hydroxyapatite particles for bone tissue engineering
12/04/2024 - Preparation process and performance characterization of self?humidifying anode gas diffusion layer.AbstractIn this paper, an anodic gas diffusion layer (GDL) with a gradient hydrophobic structured...
Preparation and Characterization of a Hypoglycemic Complex of Gallic Acid–Antarctic Krill Polypeptide Based on Polylactic Acid–Hydroxyacetic Acid (PLGA) and High-Pressure Microjet Microencapsulation
12/04/2024 - Gallic acid–Antarctic krill peptides (GA-AKP) nanocapsules (GA-AKP-Ns) were prepared using a dual delivery system with complex emulsion as the technical method, a high-pressure microjet...