6. Renewable Polymers in Transgenic Crop Plants

  1. Vikas Mittal
  1. Tina Hausmann and
  2. Inge Broer

Published Online: 16 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118217689.ch6

Renewable Polymers: Synthesis, Processing, and Technology

Renewable Polymers: Synthesis, Processing, and Technology

How to Cite

Hausmann, T. and Broer, I. (2011) Renewable Polymers in Transgenic Crop Plants, in Renewable Polymers: Synthesis, Processing, and Technology (ed V. Mittal), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118217689.ch6

Editor Information

  1. Chemical Engineering Department, The Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Author Information

  1. University of Rostock, Agricultural and Environmental Faculty, Rostock, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 NOV 2011
  2. Published Print: 10 OCT 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470938775

Online ISBN: 9781118217689

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Keywords:

  • cellulose;
  • collagen;
  • cyanophycin;
  • elastin;
  • lignin;
  • PHA;
  • rubber;
  • silk;
  • starch;
  • chloroplast;
  • endoplasmic reticulum;
  • production efficiency

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Natural Plant Polymers

  • De Novo Synthesis of Polymers in Plants

  • Conclusion