4. Production, Chemistry and Properties of Polyhydroxyalkanoates

  1. David Plackett
  1. Eric Pollet and
  2. Luc Avérous

Published Online: 6 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119994312.ch4

Biopolymers - New Materials for Sustainable Films and Coatings

Biopolymers - New Materials for Sustainable Films and Coatings

How to Cite

Pollet, E. and Avérous, L. (2011) Production, Chemistry and Properties of Polyhydroxyalkanoates, in Biopolymers - New Materials for Sustainable Films and Coatings (ed D. Plackett), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119994312.ch4

Editor Information

  1. Risø National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy, Technical University of Denmark, Roskilde, Denmark

Author Information

  1. LIPHT-ECPM, Université de Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 15 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470683415

Online ISBN: 9781119994312

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Keywords:

  • Production, Chemistry and Properties of Polyhydroxyalkanoates;
  • Polyhydroxyalkanoate Synthesis;
  • Properties of Polyhydroxyalkanoates;
  • Polyhydroxyalkanoate Degradation;
  • PHA-Based Multiphase Materials;
  • Production and Commercial Products;
  • Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs);
  • nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate (NADPH);
  • acetyl tributyl citrate (ATBC);
  • dibutyl phthalate (DBP)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Polyhydroxyalkanoate Synthesis

  • Properties of Polyhydroxyalkanoates

  • Polyhydroxyalkanoate Degradation

  • PHA-Based Multiphase Materials

  • Production and Commercial Products

  • References