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Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA)-based responsive polymers

Syed Mohamed, Syed Mohammad Daniel and Ansari, Nor Faezah and Md Iqbal, Nurhezreen and Anis, Siti Nor Syairah (2021) Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA)-based responsive polymers. International Journal of Polymeric Materials and Polymeric Biomaterials. pp. 1-21. ISSN 0091-4037 E-ISSN 1563-535X

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Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) envisage a potential biomaterial alternative to replacing synthetic polymers for their biodegradability and biocompatibility. Modification approaches exploit the attributes and adjust the intrinsic hydrophobic properties, such as blending to produce a new polymer mix with novel properties. Functionalization of PHA, especially chemical grafting, perform to introduce additional compounds covalently to PHA. As these methods address PHA potential and enable extensive utilization as a responsive material, reports are readily available in academia as confirmation. There are also substantial responsive PHA-based material applications in the biomedical area and agriculture materials, packaging materials, and nanocomposite materials.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 8327/91653
Uncontrolled Keywords: Biomaterial; biopolymer; chemical grafting; polyhydroxyalkanoates; polymer blending; polymer functionalization
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Science
Kulliyyah of Science > Department of Biotechnology
Date Deposited: 20 Aug 2021 16:22
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2021 16:22
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/91653

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