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Determining the influence of N-acetylation on water sorption in chitosan films

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Gamiz Gonzalez, MA.; Piskin, AE.; Pandis, C.; Chatzimanolis-Moustakas, C.; Kyritsis, A.; Marí Soucase, B.; Gómez Ribelles, JL.... (2015). Determining the influence of N-acetylation on water sorption in chitosan films. Carbohydrate Polymers. 133:110-116. doi:10.1016/j.carbpol.2015.07.020

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Title: Determining the influence of N-acetylation on water sorption in chitosan films
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UPV Unit: Universitat Politècnica de València. Centro de Biomateriales e Ingeniería Tisular - Centre de Biomaterials i Enginyeria Tissular
Universitat Politècnica de València. Departamento de Física Aplicada - Departament de Física Aplicada
Universitat Politècnica de València. Departamento de Termodinámica Aplicada - Departament de Termodinàmica Aplicada
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Abstract:
Water absorption in chitosan rapidly increases when the deacetylation degree decreases between 85 and 45%. This seems to contradict the fact that water absorption in chitin is much lower than that of chitosan. The aim ...[+]
Subjects: Chitosan , Deacetylation degree , Water absorption , Flory Huggins parameter , Chain stiffness , Crystallinity
Copyrigths: Reconocimiento - No comercial - Sin obra derivada (by-nc-nd)
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Carbohydrate Polymers. (issn: 0144-8617 ) (eissn: 1879-1344 )
DOI: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2015.07.020
Publisher:
Elsevier
Publisher version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.carbpol.2015.07.020
Thanks:
The authors gratefully acknowledge the financial support from the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness through the MAT2013-46467-C4-1-R project, including FEDER funds. CIBER-BBN is an initiative funded by the ...[+]
Type: Artículo

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