By J. Edward Glass and Graham Swift (Eds.)
content material: Degradability of commodity plastics and strong point polymers : an outline / Graham rapid --
Biodegradative techniques and organic waste remedy : research and keep an eye on / Gary S. Sayler and James W. Blackburn --
Insect symbionts : a promising resource of detoxifying enzymes / Samuel ok. Shen and Patrick F. Dowd --
Plastics recycling efforts spurred by way of issues approximately reliable waste / Ann M. Thayer --
Plastic degradability and agricultural product usage / J. Edward Glass --
Polyethylene degradation and degradation items / Ann-Christine Albertsson and Sigbritt Karlsson --
Biodegradation of starch-containing plastics / J. Michael Gould, S.H. Gordon, L.B. Dexter, and C.L. Swanson --
Constraints on decay of polysaccharide-plastic blends / Michael A. Cole --
Biodegradation pathways of nonionic ethoxylates : impression of the hydrophobe constitution / L. Kravetz --
Biodegradation of polyethers / Fusako Kawai --
Biodegradable poly(carboxylic acid) layout / Shuichi Matsumura and Sadao Yoshikawa --
Biodegradation of artificial polymers containing ester bonds / Yutaka Tokiwa, Tadanao Ando, Tomoo Suzuki, and Kiyoshi Takeda --
Biodegradable polymers produced via free-radical ring-opening polymerization / William J. Bailey, Vijaya ok. Kuruganti, and Jay S. attitude --
In vitro and in vivo degradation of poly(L-lactide) braided multifilament yarns / Brian C. Benicewicz, S.W. Shalaby, Alastair J.T. Clemow, and Zale Oser --
Bioabsorbable fibers of p-dioxanone copolymers / R.S. Bezwada, S.W. Shalaby, and H.D. Newman, Jr. --
Monomers and polymers in line with mono- and disaccharides / Stoil okay. Dirlikov --
Polymers and oligomers containing furan earrings / Alessandro Gandini --
Microbial fructan : creation and characterization / Y.W. Han and M.A. Clarke --
Coatings in line with brassylic acid (an erucic acid by-product) / David E. Chubin, James P. Kaczmarski, Zeying Ma, Daozhang Wang, and Frank N. Jones --
Synthesis and characterization of chlorinated rubber from low-molecular-weight guayule rubber / Shelby F. Thames and Kareem Kaleem --
Chemical amendment of lignocellulosic fibers to provide high-performance composites / Roger M. Rowell --
Cellulose and cellulose derivatives as liquid crystals / Richard D. Gilbert --
area of expertise starches : use within the paper / Kenneth W. Kirby --
Saponified starch-g-poly(acrylonitrile-co-2-acrylamido-2-methylpropanesulfonic acid) : impact of response variables on absorbency and wicking / George F. Fanta and William M. Doane --
Use of hemicelluloses and cellulose and degradation of lignin by means of Pleurotus sajor-caju grown on corn stalks / D.S. Chahal and J.M. Hachey.
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The 1-naphthyl acetate esterase produced in culture was relatively resistant to inhibition by paraoxon, was relatively stable in organic solvents, and could be induced by exposing the cells to toxins. The tremendous variety of symbionts in other insects suggests that these microorganisms are a promising source of detoxifying and other novel enzymes. Insects are the most successful group of organisms on earth; an estimated 726,000 species have been identified (1), and an equal or greater uncategorized number are thought to exist i n the tropics and other areas.
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