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Jiménez Marco, A.; Fabra Rovira, MJ.; Talens Oliag, P.; Chiralt Boix, MA. (2012). Edible and Biodegradable Starch Films: A Review. Food and Bioprocess Technology. 5(6):2058-2076. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11947-012-0835-4

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Title: Edible and Biodegradable Starch Films: A Review
Author: Jiménez Marco, Alberto Fabra Rovira, María José Talens Oliag, Pau Chiralt Boix, Mª Amparo
UPV Unit: Universitat Politècnica de València. Instituto Universitario de Ingeniería de Alimentos para el Desarrollo - Institut Universitari d'Enginyeria d'Aliments per al Desenvolupament
Universitat Politècnica de València. Departamento de Tecnología de Alimentos - Departament de Tecnologia d'Aliments
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[EN] Mainly due to environmental aims, petroleum-based plastics are being replaced by natural polymers. In the last decades, starch has been evaluated in its film-forming ability for applications in the food packaging area. ...[+]
Subjects: Biopolymer , Casting , Crystallinity , Film formation , Barrier properties , Biodegradable starch , Casting method , Crystallinities , Film formations , Film properties , Film-forming , Food packaging , Functional compounds , Industrial processs , Inorganic fillers , Microstructural changes , Physicochemical property , Processing method , Starch films , Biopolymers , Mechanical properties , Starch
Copyrigths: Cerrado
Food and Bioprocess Technology. (issn: 1935-5130 )
DOI: 10.1007/s11947-012-0835-4
Springer Verlag (Germany)
Publisher version: https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11947-012-0835-4
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The authors acknowledge the financial support from the Spanish Ministerio de Educacion y Ciencia throughout the project AGL2010-20694, con-financed with FEDER founds. A. Jimenez also thanks Conselleria de Educacio de la ...[+]
Type: Artículo


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