Production of Polyhydroxyalkanoates , a bacterial biodegradable polymer

  title={Production of Polyhydroxyalkanoates , a bacterial biodegradable polymer},
  • Ojumu
  • Published 2004
There has been considerable interest in the development and production of biodegradable polymer to solve the current problem of pollution caused by the continuous use of synthetic polymer of petroleum origin. Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs) are known to be accumulated as intracellular inclusion in some bacteria. The materials properties exhibited by PHAs, ranging from stiff, brittle to rubber-like makes it a close substitute for the synthetic plastic. The high cost of PHAs production has… CONTINUE READING

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