Chapter 36. Water-Vapor Permeability of Chitosan and Methoxy Poly(ethylene glycol)-b-poly(ε-caprolactone) Blend Homogeneous Films

  1. Dr. David S. Reid President2,
  2. Dr. Tanaboon Sajjaanantakul3,
  3. Dr. Peter J. Lillford4 and
  4. Dr. Sanguansri Charoenrein5
  1. N. Niamsa,
  2. N. Morakot and
  3. Y. Baimark

Published Online: 14 MAY 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470958193.ch36

Water Properties in Food, Health, Pharmaceutical and Biological Systems: ISOPOW 10

Water Properties in Food, Health, Pharmaceutical and Biological Systems: ISOPOW 10

How to Cite

Niamsa, N., Morakot, N. and Baimark, Y. (2010) Water-Vapor Permeability of Chitosan and Methoxy Poly(ethylene glycol)-b-poly(ε-caprolactone) Blend Homogeneous Films, in Water Properties in Food, Health, Pharmaceutical and Biological Systems: ISOPOW 10 (eds D. S. Reid, T. Sajjaanantakul, P. J. Lillford and S. Charoenrein), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470958193.ch36

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Food Science and Technology, University of California, Davis, California, USA

  2. 3

    Kasetsart University, Thailand

  3. 4

    Centre for Formulation Engineering, Chemical Engineering, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK

  4. 5

    Department of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Agro-Industry, Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand

Author Information

  1. Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Mahasarakham University, Mahasarakham, Thailand

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 MAY 2010
  2. Published Print: 11 JUL 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813812731

Online ISBN: 9780470958193

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Keywords:

  • MPEG-b-PCL - methoxy poly(ethylene glycol)-b-poly(ε-caprolactone);
  • chitosan and MPEG-b-PCL blend films - water-vapor permeability;
  • MPEG-b-PCL, diblock copolymer and chitosan blending;
  • Chitosan - biopolymer - production - chitin N-deacetylation;
  • MPEG-b-PCL synthesis - solution blend film casting;
  • chitosan and blend films characterization - Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR);
  • chitosan film roughness and WVP

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Abstract

  • Introduction

  • Materials and Methods

  • Results and Discussion

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgment

  • References