Bacterial cellulose nanocrystals exhibiting high thermal stability and their polymer nanocomposites.

@article{George2011BacterialCN,
  title={Bacterial cellulose nanocrystals exhibiting high thermal stability and their polymer nanocomposites.},
  author={J. George and K. Ramana and A. S. Bawa and Siddaramaiah},
  journal={International journal of biological macromolecules},
  year={2011},
  volume={48 1},
  pages={
          50-7
        }
}
Nanocrystals prepared from bacterial cellulose are considered as 'green nanomaterials' depending on their renewable nature and ease of production without the involvement of hazardous chemical treatments. In this investigation, a top down approach was followed for the preparation of bacterial cellulose nanocrystals (BCNC) using a commercially available cellulase enzyme so as to retain native properties of bacterial cellulose even in its nanodimensional form. The morphological and dimensional… Expand
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