Bioplastics

 

Bioplastics

Tough Supramolecular Hydrogels Crafted via Lignin?Induced Self?Assembly
10/07/2024 - A supramolecular hydrogel forms by diffusing lignosulfonate sodium (LS) into a polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) solution, creating high?density crystalline domains and networks. This enhances mechanical...
Transforming Polycotton Textile Waste into New Bicomponent Fibers: An Investigative Study
10/07/2024 - This study aimed to develop an innovative recycling method for end?of?life polycotton textiles, eliminating the need for component separation. The use of 1?ethyl?3?methylimidazolium acetate...
Characterization of cellulose nanocrystals from Zhombwe (Neorautanenia brachypus (harms) CA Sm.) bagasse
10/07/2024 - Increased awareness of environmental pollution has changed focus to the use of biodegradable materials because they lack persistence in the environment. This article focused on the production of...
Closer Approach towards the Preparation of Cellulose and Microcrystalline Cellulose from Corn Husks
10/07/2024 - The isolation of cellulose from corn husks was examined to find a mild, eco?friendly method. The preparation of MCC from obtained cellulose by acid hydrolysis was also investigated. The composition,...
Investigation of the influence of Candida tropicalis on bioethanol production using sugarcane bagasse: stochastic and in silico analysis
11/07/2024 - This study investigated the impact of Candida tropicalis NITCSK13 on sugarcane bagasse (SCB) consolidated bioprocessing (CSB) using various parameters, such as pH, steam explosion (STEX)...
Chemical Modification of Cellulose and Polyester/Cellulose Blended Fabric to Make It Disperse Dyeable: A Sustainable Approach to Achieve Dyeing of P/C Blend with Disperse Dyes
08/07/2024 - An attempt was made to modify the cotton and polyester/cotton (P/C) fabric with a bi-functional cross-linking compound, hexamethylene diisocyanate, to covalently link the cellulosic part of the...
Colorimetric enzymatic rapid test for the determination of atropine in baby food using a smartphone
- A method for the enzymatic determination of atropine has been developed, which is based on a sequence of reactions involving (1) the hydrolysis of atropine to give tropine; (2) the enzymatic...
On the architecture of starch granules revealed by iodine vapor binding and lintnerization. Part 1: Microscopic examinations
02/07/2024 - Structural nature of glucan chains in the amorphous part of granular starch was examined by iodine vapor treatment and lintnerization. Four iodine?stained amylose?containing normal starches and their...
Flexible and recyclable thermally conductive phase change composites with shape stability
03/07/2024 - Preparation of antimicrobial composites based on starch and PBAT.AbstractAntimicrobial degradable materials are pivotal in enhancing food safety, mitigating plastic pollution, and advancing...
Construction of fully bio?based flame retardant and antibacterial coating on polyester fabric with chitosan and ammonium phytate
03/07/2024 - Process of construction and application of polymeric films based on PCL?PEG in contact with MSCs in cell differentiation applied in bone regeneration for C57BL/6J mice.AbstractBone fractures are one...
Thermal and rheological properties and processability of thermoplastic lignocellulose
03/07/2024 - The novel chitosan/polymethyl methacrylate/polyethyleneimine nanofiber (NF) membranes have been prepared for the removal of heavy metal ions Cr(VI). The NF membranes exhibit satisfactory stability...
Biotechnological potential of yeast cell wall: An overview
27/06/2024 - The yeast cell wall is a complex structure whose main function is to protect the cell from physical and chemical damage, providing it with rigidity. It is composed of a matrix of covalently linked...
Impact of weak organic acids as coagulants on tailoring the properties of cellulose aerogel beads
30/06/2024 - Tailoring the properties of cellulose aerogel beads was investigated in the present study by using weak organic acids as coagulants. Three different weak acids were specifically chosen, acetic acid,...
Beyond traditional methods: Exploring strippable gel based on deep eutectic solvent for efficient radioactive surface decontamination
27/06/2024 - Enhancement of the acrylamide network by the addition of TEGDMA and Dextran.AbstractThe microstructures of hydrogels dominate their properties such as swelling, mechanical, etc., and therefore,...
Antibacterial, Antifungal, and Cytotoxic Potential of PlumbaginLoaded pH-Responsive Vaginal Nanoformulations
- Abstract Plumbagin is a naphthoquinone from the roots of the Plumbago species and exhibits anticancer activity. Translational usage of plumbagin in biomedical sciences is...
Preparation of nanocellulose/reduced graphene oxide matrix loaded with cuprous oxide nanoparticles for efficient catalytic reduction of 4?nitrophenol
26/06/2024 - The paper reports on the preparation of cellulose nanocrystals/reduced graphene oxide matrix loaded with cuprous oxide nanoparticles (CNC/rGO?Cu2O) through a simple solvothermal method and its...
Development of a Lignin?Based Carrier ? Citronella Oil Nanoemulsion and Its Utilization as an Herbicide against Specific Weed Species
26/06/2024 - This research aims to create an emulsion formulation utilizing lignin as a carrier and citronella oil for its application as a herbicide. The formulation composition includes lignin solution...
Stereoselective Crystallization of Chiral Pharmaceuticals Aided by Cellulose Derivatives through Helical Pattern Matching
25/06/2024 - Stereoselective inhibition aided by "tailor?made" polymeric additives is an efficient approach to obtain enantiopure compounds through conglomerate crystallization. The chemical and configurational...
High-Strength and High-Conductivity Core-Sheath Hydrogel Long Fibers for Stretchable Ionic Strain Sensors
26/06/2024 - Hydrogel fibers that can be raided possess considerable promise in the realm of flexible electronic gadgets, as they exhibit both exceptional durability and excellent conductivity. Using a...
Synthesis and properties of waterborne polyurethane acrylate emulsions with high bio?based content
21/06/2024 - Bio?Based precursors for epoxies.AbstractAs global industries move toward sustainability, the search for alternatives to current petroleum?based polymer products is becoming necessary. Bio?based...