Microstructure and thermal and functional properties of biodegradable films produced using zein

Abstract Research is being conducted in an attempt to produce biodegradable packaging to replace plastic products, thereby reducing solid waste disposal. In this work, zein films were produced from vegetable oils (macadamia, olive and buriti) and from pure oleic acid. The surface of zein-based film...

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Main Authors: Crislene Barbosa de Almeida, Elisângela Corradini, Lucimara Aparecida Forato, Raul Fujihara, José Francisco Lopes Filho
Format: Article
Published: Associação Brasileira de Polímeros 2018-03-01
Online Access:http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0104-14282018000100030&lng=en&tlng=en