Biodegradable Plastics

Known as: Plastics, Biodegradable, Biodegradable Plastics [Chemical/Ingredient], Biodegradable Plastic 
Organic polymeric materials which can be broken down by naturally occurring processes. This includes plastics created from bio-based or petrochemical… (More)
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2013
Highly Cited
2013
Production of fuels and chemicals by industrial biotechnology requires efficient, safe and flexible cell factory platforms that… (More)
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2011
2011
The use of biodegradable plastics can reduce the accumulation of environmentally persistent plastic wastes. The rate of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Figure 1. Materials selection and device configuration of organic thin-film transistors. a) The chemical structures of the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
This article explains the history, from 1600 BC to 2008, of materials that are today termed 'plastics'. It includes production… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND Bisphenol A (BPA) is widely used in the manufacture of polycarbonate plastics, including infant formula bottles… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND Bisphenol A (BPA) is used to manufacture polymeric materials, such as polycarbonate plastics, and is found in a… (More)
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2004
2004
We used biodegradable plastics as fermentation substrates for the filamentous fungus Aspergillus oryzae. This fungus could grow… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
We have developed a series of biodegradable elastomers, poly(glycerol sebacate) (PGS), based on glycerol and sebacic acid. The… (More)
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2002
2002
This study was performed to design a new ocular drug delivery system based on poly-epsilon-caprolactone (PCL) biodegradable… (More)
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2001
2001
Many studies have quantified debris collected on beaches around the world. Only a few of those studies have been conducted in the… (More)
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