Title Green polymer chemistry [electronic resource] : biocatalysis and biomaterials / H.N. Cheng, Richard A. Gross, editors
Imprint Washington, DC : American Chemical Society, c2010
book jacket
Descript 1 online resource : ill
Series ACS symposium series ; 1043
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Green polymer chemistry: biocatalysis and biomaterials -- Novel biobased materials -- Solid or swollen polymer-protein hybrid materials -- Biofabrication based on the enzyme-catalyzed coupling and crosslinking of pre-formed biopolymers -- Development of novel soy protein-based polymer blends -- Thermodynamic and microscopy studies of urea-soy protein composites -- Extraction and characterization of sugar beet polysaccharides -- Novel biobased plastics, rubbers, composites, coatings and adhesives from agricultural oils and by-products -- Enzyme-nanotube-based composites used for chemical and biological decontamination -- New or improved biocatalysts -- Hemin-binding aptamers and aptazymes -- Synthesis of covalently linked enzyme dimers -- Biotransformations using cutinase -- Syntheses of polyesters and polycarbonates -- Biosynthesis of polyhydroxyalkanoates from 4-ketovaleric acid in bacterial cells -- Synthesis of functional polycarbonates from renewable resources -- Polymers from biocatalysis: materials with a broad spectrum of physical properties -- Lipase-catalyzed copolymerization of?-pentadecalactone (pdl) and alkyl glycolate: synthesis of poly(pdl-co-ga) -- Chemo-enzymatic syntheses of polyester-urethanes -- Enzymatic synthesis and properties of novel biobased elastomers consisting of 12-hydroxystearate, itaconate and butane-1,4-diol -- Syntheses of polyamides and polypeptides -- Synthesis of poly(aminoamides) via enzymatic means -- Mechanistic insight in the enzymatic ring-opening polymerization of?-propiolactam -- Syntheses and modifictions of polysaccharides -- Production of natural polysaccharides and their analogues via biopathway engineering -- Glycosaminoglycan synthases: catalysts for customizing sugar polymer size and chemistry -- Development and applications of a novel, first-in-class hyaluronic acid from bacillus -- Biocatalytic redox polymerizations -- Enzymatic synthesis of electrically conducting polymers -- Sustained development in baeyer-villiger biooxidation technology -- Enzymatic hydrolyses and degradations -- Embedding enzymes to control biomaterial lifetime -- Surprisingly rapid enzymatic hydrolysis of poly(ethylene terephthalate) -- Polylactic acid (pla)-degrading microorganisms and pla depolymerases -- Grafting and functionalization reactions -- Green polymer chemistry: enzymatic functionalization of liquid polymers in bulk -- Bio-based and biodegradable aliphatic polyesters modified by a continuous alcoholysis reaction -- Synthesis of grafted polylactic acid and polyhydroxyalkanoate by a green reactive extrusion process
Description based on print version record
Link Print version: Green polymer chemistry. Washington, DC : American Chemical Society, c2010 9780841225817 (DLC) 2010023453 (OCoLC)643568653
Subject Biodegradable plastics -- Congresses
Environmental chemistry -- Industrial applications -- Congresses
Biopolymers -- Congresses
Alt Author Cheng, H. N
Gross, Richard A., 1957-