biopolymer

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biopolymer

[¦bī·ō′päl·ə·mər]
(biochemistry)
A biological macromolecule such as a protein or nucleic acid.
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Duo-Vis/Super-Vis: A bio-polymer, when added to a bentonite-based drilling fluid, provides high but very fragile gel strength, resulting in vastly improved suspension of large drill cuttings, sand and gravel.
The ReBioFoam (Renewable Bio-polymer Foams) project is financed under the EU Seventh Framework Programme.
Chitinase is the biological response to chitin, the second most widespread bio-polymer in nature.
A EUROPEAN Union (EU) research project says it has used cutting edge technology to manipulate nano-clay particles to develop a bio-polymer based food packaging, replacing materials based on petrochemical polymers, reducing pollution and demand for mineral oils.
Virginia Dare, Brooklyn, NY, FMC Bio-Polymer, Philadelphia, PA, and Devansoy, Carroll, IA, have introduced a series of healthy beverage prototypes.
Duo-Vis/Super-Vis: A bio-polymer, when added to a bentonite-based drilling fluid, provides high gel strength, resulting in vastly improved suspension of large drill cuttings, sand and gravel.
Alcoguard H 5240 hybrid bio-polymer is designed to prevent scale formation in ADW and laundry detergents and other applications where synthetic polymers (polyacrylates) are typically used.
A EUROPEAN Union (EU) research project says it has used cutting edge technology to develop bio-polymer based food packaging that can replace materials based on petrochemicals such as polymers, reducing pollution and demand for mineral oils.
Dr Ebnesajjad provides readers with an in-depth reference for the plastics industry - material suppliers and processors, bio-polymer producers, bio-polymer processors and fabricators - and for industry sectors utilizing biopolymers - automotive, packaging, construction, wind turbine manufacturers, film manufacturers, adhesive and coating industries, medical device manufacturers, biomedical engineers, and the recycling industry.
AkzoNobel s Surface Chemistry business is a global leader in the manufacture and supply of specialty surfactants, synthetic and bio-polymer additives, and specialty polymers.
Alcoguard H 5240 uses innovative hybrid bio-polymer technology that combines the benefits of both synthetic and natural polymer components to provide effective performance and an improved environmental profile, according to the company.
The company's green power purchase offsets all of the energy used to operate the world's largest industrial bio-polymer manufacturing plant including a 400 million lb lactic acid plant.