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Synthesis, structure and properties of polyhydroxyalkanoates: biological polyesters
Abstract High molecular weight polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) are synthesized and stored in the cell cytoplasm as water-insoluble inclusions by various microorganisms. This intriguing biologicalExpand
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Microbial synthesis and characterization of poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyhexanoate)
Aeromonas caviae produced a random copolymer of 3-hydroxybutyric acid (3HB) and 3-hydroxyhexanoic acid (3HH) under aerobic conditions when sodium salts of alkanoic acids of even carbon numbersExpand
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Solid-state structures and thermal properties of aliphatic–aromatic poly(butylene adipate-co-butylene terephthalate) copolyesters
Abstract Aliphatic–aromatic copolyesters of poly(butylene adipate-co-butylene terephthalate) [P(BA-co-BT)] with wide copolymer compositions were synthesized by melt polycondensation. Solution 13 CExpand
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Molecular mass of poly[(R )-3-hydroxybutyric acid] produced in a recombinant Escherichia coli
Abstract Poly[(R)-3-hydroxybutyric acid] (PHB) was produced at 37 °C by a recombinant Escherichia coli harboring the Alcaligenes eutrophus biosynthesis phbCAB genes in Luria-Bertani media containingExpand
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Miscibility and solid-state structures for blends of poly[(S)-lactide] with atactic poly[(R, S)-3-hydroxybutyrate]
Abstract The miscibility and phase structure of binary blends of poly[(S)-lactide] (PLA) (Mw=680,000) with atactic poly[(R,S)-3-hydroxybutyrate] (ataPHB) of different molecular weights (Mw=9400,Expand
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Thermal properties and crystallization behaviors of medium-chain-length poly(3-hydroxyalkanoate)s
Abstract Medium-chain-length poly(3-hydroxyalkanoate)s (mcl-P(3HA)s) with different side-chain length ranging from C3–C9 were synthesized from 2-alkenoic acids of C6–C12 by using a metabolicallyExpand
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Engineering of Ralstonia eutropha for production of poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyhexanoate) from fructose and solid-state properties of the copolymer.
Recombinant Ralstonia eutropha capable of producing poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyhexanoate) copolymer [P(3HB-co-3HHx)] from fructose was engineered by introduction of genes for crotonyl-CoAExpand
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Side-chain effect of second monomer units on crystalline morphology, thermal properties, and enzymatic degradability for random copolyesters of (R)-3-hydroxybutyric acid with (R)-3-hydroxyalkanoic
Three types of random copolymers with 94 mol % (R)-3-hydroxybutyric acid (3HB) and 6 mol % (R)-3-hydroxyalkanoic acids with different side-chain lengths, (R)-3-hydroxypentanoic acid (3HV),Expand
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Effects of residual metal compounds and chain-end structure on thermal degradation of poly(3-hydroxybutyric acid)
Abstract Thermal degradation behaviours of poly(3-hydroxybutyric acid) (P(3HB); bacterial poly[( R )-3-hydroxybutyric acid] and synthetic poly[( R , S )-3-hydroxybutyric acid] samples, were examinedExpand
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Morphological and kinetic analyses of regime transition for poly[(S)-lactide] crystal growth.
Regime transitions of poly[(S)-lactide] (PLA) crystal growth from the melt were investigated by studying the morphological changes and carrying out kinetic analysis using microscopic techniques. PLAExpand
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