Synthesis and Biodegradability of Polyaspartic Acid: A Critical Review

  title={Synthesis and Biodegradability of Polyaspartic Acid: A Critical Review},
  author={Sunita M. Thombre and Bhimrao D. Sarwade},
  journal={Journal of Macromolecular Science, Part A},
  pages={1299 - 1315}
Poly(aspartic acid) (PAA) being biodegradable is suitable for various industrial medical and agricultural applications to replace many non‐biodegradable polymers in use. Poly(aspartic acid) can be synthesized by different methods with and without catalyst in different forms such as polysuccinimide, either hydrolyzed to acid or salt. The polymer of (aspartic acid) is present in different forms such as α,β and L, D isomers. The conformational analysis of poly(aspartic acid) was done by various… 
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