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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Mineralization Of Poly(ε-caprolactone)/adipate Modified Starch Blend In Agricultural Soil
Author: Mariani P.D.S.C.
Neto A.P.V.
da Silva Jr. J.P.
Cardoso E.J.B.N.
Esposito E.
Innocentini-Mei L.H.
Abstract: The biodegradability properties of poly(ε-caprolactone) (PCL) and modified adipate-starch (AS) blends, using Edenol-3203 (E) as a starch plasticizer, were investigated in laboratory by burial tests of the samples in previously analyzed agricultural soil. The biodegradation process was carried out using the respirometric test according to ASTM D 5988-96, and the mineralization was followed by both variables such as carbon dioxide evolution and mass loss. The results indicated that the presence of AS-E accelerated the biodegradation rate as expected. © Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2007.
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Identifier DOI: 10.1007/s10924-006-0044-1
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Date Issue: 2007
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