Chitin- and Chitosan-Based Biocomposites for Food Packaging Applications

1st Edition

Jissy Jacob, Sravanthi Loganathan, Sabu Thomas

CRC Press
January 29, 2020 Forthcoming
Reference - 112 Pages - 19 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780367280901 - CAT# 315087

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Chitin is one of the most important biopolymers, synthesized by an enormous number of living organisms and is a promising bioactive polymer for food packaging applications due to its functional properties. This book focuses on composition, properties, characterization, and theoretical approach of chitin and chitosan bio-composites. It describes the most recent studies concerning chitin and chitosan-based films and gives an overview about future trends regarding the industrial applications of chitin and chitosan for food packaging purposes. This book is especially useful for researchers in the fields of bionanocomposites, especially those with an interest in packaging applications.

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