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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Borzan: A true bio-polymer that is highly concentrated to minimize the cost per gallon.
Virginia Dare, Brooklyn, NY, FMC Bio-Polymer, Philadelphia, PA, and Devansoy, Carroll, IA, have introduced a series of healthy beverage prototypes.
In the case of the #S, the factors involved were our long standing activity in polymer and bio-polymer research through products like the #20 (1, 2, 3), the #2000-A (4, 5, 6), versions of the #RA4000-EXP technology (7, 8) and a request from an academic institution to provide them with new facilities for their polymer research program.
No-Sag: A free flowing bio-polymer when added to a bentonite based drilling fluid provides increased gel strength, resulting in superior suspension of coarse drill cuttings, sand and gravel.
AkzoNobel Surface Chemistry is a global leader in the manufacturing and supply of specialty surfactants, synthetic and bio-polymer additives and specialty polymers.
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.
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.
Now available commercially in the U.S., 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.
BRITISH Vita and chemical multinational Dow (Benelux) are planning to secure European research funding via the EUREKA network to commercialise successful bio-polymer research, that has made strides towards manufacturing a foam from such ingredients.