By Inamuddin

This publication is a complete advent to "green" or environmentally pleasant polymer composites built utilizing renewable polymers of common beginning similar to starch, lignin, cellulose acetate, poly-lactic acid (PLA), polyhydroxylalkanoates (PHA), polyhydroxylbutyrate (PHB), etc., and the advance of recent applied sciences for getting ready eco-friendly composites with numerous functions. The ebook additionally discusses significant purposes of eco-friendly polymer composites in industries corresponding to medication, biotechnology, positive chemical substances and engineering.

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Höije et al. (2008) have reported the enzymatic removal of arabinose residues from xylan to increase the crystallinity of the polymer and increase its hydrophobicity. There, the oxygen permeability of the films was decreased with the reduction of arabinose substitution. Surface fluorination of arabinoxylan films has also been proposed (Gröndahl et al. 2006) and the acetylation of arabinoxylans has been carried out (Stepan et al. 2012). As demonstrated (Egüés et al. 5) showed improved elongation (from 8% to 13%), higher thermal stability (from 230°C to 325°C) and independent mechanical properties with humidity.

Coli and Corynebacterium michiganense, respectively. Surface-deacetylated chitin nanofibres to reinforce and improve antifungal properties of chitosan films have been used by Ifuku et al. (2013). The nanocomposite films listed an effective improvement of the mechanical properties due to the extended crystalline structure of the surface-deacetylated chitin nanofibres. Moreover, surface-deacetylated chitin nanofibres and the nanocomposite films showed antifungal activity against Alternaria alternata.

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