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Production of bacterial cellulose by Gluconacetobacter sacchari using dry olive mill residue
Abstract Bacterial Cellulose (BC), produced by many bacteria specially those belonging to the Gluconacetobacter genus, is a very peculiar cellulose form that bears unique mechanical and structuralExpand
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Novel transparent nanocomposite films based on chitosan and bacterial cellulose
New nanocomposite films based on different chitosan matrices (two chitosans with different DPs and one water soluble derivative) and bacterial cellulose were prepared by a fully green procedure byExpand
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Bioinspired antimicrobial and biocompatible bacterial cellulose membranes obtained by surface functionalization with aminoalkyl groups.
There has been a great deal of interest in the use of nanostructured bacterial cellulose membranes for biomedical applications, including tissue implants, wound healing, and drug delivery. However,Expand
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Biobased polyesters and other polymers from 2,5-furandicarboxylic acid: a tribute to furan excellency
Motivated by the general concern about sustainability and environmental issues, an intense search for renewable-based polymers has grown exponentially in recent years. This search definitelyExpand
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Surface hydrophobization of bacterial and vegetable cellulose fibers using ionic liquids as solvent media and catalysts
The surface hydrophobization through heterogeneous chemical modification of bacterial (and vegetable) cellulose fibers with several anhydrides (acetic, butyric, hexanoic and alkenyl succinicExpand
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Bacterial cellulose as carrier for immobilization of laccase: Optimization and characterization
Bacterial cellulose (BC) has attracted attention as a new functional material due to its excellent mechanical strength, tridimensional nanostructure, high purity, and increased water absorption,Expand
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Valorization of olive mill residues: Antioxidant and breast cancer antiproliferative activities of hydroxytyrosol-rich extracts derived from olive oil by-products
Abstract Phenolic composition, antioxidant and breast cancer antiproliferative activities of water and methanol/water derived extracts from olive pomace (OP) and dry olive mill residue (DOR), fromExpand
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Unveiling the dual role of the cholinium hexanoate ionic liquid as solvent and catalyst in suberin depolymerisation
Disruption of the three-dimensional network of suberin in cork by cholinium hexanoate leads to its efficient and selective isolation. The reaction mechanism, which likely involves selective cleavageExpand
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Renewable-based poly((ether)ester)s from 2,5-furandicarboxylic acid
Abstract Polymers based on the renewable monomer 2,5-furandicarboxylic acid (FDCA) have witnessing an incessant growth in recent years, essentially motivated by their unique features and the currentExpand
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Tailored design of renewable copolymers based on poly(1,4-butylene 2,5-furandicarboxylate) and poly(ethylene glycol) with refined thermal properties
In the recent years, search for innovative polymers derived from renewable resources resulted in an intense research and development of 2,5-furandicarboxylic acid-based polyesters. Special emphasisExpand
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