Natural Biopolymer Alloys with Superior Mechanical Properties

  title={Natural Biopolymer Alloys with Superior Mechanical Properties},
  author={Linghan Meng and Fengwei Xie and Binjia Zhang and David K. Wang and Long Yu},
  journal={ACS Sustainable Chemistry \& Engineering},
Natural biopolymer materials have enormous potential in important, rapidly growing applications ranging from green electronics, dye and heavy metal removal, oil/water separation, therapeutic agent delivery, tissue engineering scaffolds, biological devices, optics, and sensing. However, the application of advanced functional biopolymer materials suffers from their poor processability and weak mechanical properties. Regarding this, there are enormous challenges to break the strong intermolecular… 
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