Polyhydroxyalkanoates, challenges and opportunities.

Abstract

Microbial polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) have been developed as biodegradable plastics for the past many years. However, PHA still have only a very limited market. Because of the availability of large amount of shale gas, petroleum will not raise dramatically in price, this situation makes PHA less competitive compared with low cost petroleum based plastics… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.copbio.2014.06.001

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@article{Wang2014PolyhydroxyalkanoatesCA, title={Polyhydroxyalkanoates, challenges and opportunities.}, author={Ying Wang and Jin Yin and George Guo-Qiang Chen}, journal={Current opinion in biotechnology}, year={2014}, volume={30}, pages={59-65} }