All-natural bio-plastics using starch-betaglucan composites

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All-natural bio-plastics using starch-betaglucan composites. / Sagnelli, Domenico; Kirkensgaard, Jacob Judas Kain; Giosafatto, Concetta Valeria L.; Ogrodowicz, Natalia; Kruczał, Krzysztof; Mikkelsen, Mette Skau; Maigret, Jean Eudes; Lourdin, Denis; Mortensen, Kell; Blennow, Andreas.

In: Carbohydrate Polymers, Vol. 172, 2017, p. 237-245.

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Sagnelli, D, Kirkensgaard, JJK, Giosafatto, CVL, Ogrodowicz, N, Kruczał, K, Mikkelsen, MS, Maigret, JE, Lourdin, D, Mortensen, K & Blennow, A 2017, 'All-natural bio-plastics using starch-betaglucan composites', Carbohydrate Polymers, vol. 172, pp. 237-245. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.carbpol.2017.05.043

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Sagnelli, D., Kirkensgaard, J. J. K., Giosafatto, C. V. L., Ogrodowicz, N., Kruczał, K., Mikkelsen, M. S., ... Blennow, A. (2017). All-natural bio-plastics using starch-betaglucan composites. Carbohydrate Polymers, 172, 237-245. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.carbpol.2017.05.043

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Sagnelli D, Kirkensgaard JJK, Giosafatto CVL, Ogrodowicz N, Kruczał K, Mikkelsen MS et al. All-natural bio-plastics using starch-betaglucan composites. Carbohydrate Polymers. 2017;172:237-245. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.carbpol.2017.05.043

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Sagnelli, Domenico ; Kirkensgaard, Jacob Judas Kain ; Giosafatto, Concetta Valeria L. ; Ogrodowicz, Natalia ; Kruczał, Krzysztof ; Mikkelsen, Mette Skau ; Maigret, Jean Eudes ; Lourdin, Denis ; Mortensen, Kell ; Blennow, Andreas. / All-natural bio-plastics using starch-betaglucan composites. In: Carbohydrate Polymers. 2017 ; Vol. 172. pp. 237-245.

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title = "All-natural bio-plastics using starch-betaglucan composites",
abstract = "Grain polysaccharides represent potential valuable raw materials for next-generation advanced and environmentally friendly plastics. Thermoplastic starch (TPS) is processed using conventional plastic technology, such as casting, extrusion, and molding. However, to adapt the starch to specific functionalities chemical modifications or blending with synthetic polymers, such as polycaprolactone are required (e.g. Mater-Bi). As an alternative, all-natural and compostable bio-plastics can be produced by blending starch with other polysaccharides. In this study, we used a maize starch (ST) and an oat β-glucan (BG) composite system to produce bio-plastic prototype films. To optimize performing conditions, we investigated the full range of ST:BG ratios for the casting (100:0, 75:25, 50:50, 25:75 and 0:100 BG). The plasticizer used was glycerol. Electron Paramagnetic Resonance (EPR), using TEMPO (2,2,6,6-tetramethylpiperidine-1-oxyl) as a spin probe, showed that the composite films with high BG content had a flexible chemical environment. They showed decreased brittleness and improved cohesiveness with high stress and strain values at the break. Wide-angle X-ray diffraction displayed a decrease in crystallinity at high BG content. Our data show that the blending of starch with other natural polysaccharides is a noteworthy path to improve the functionality of all-natural polysaccharide bio-plastics systems.",
keywords = "Barrier properties, Beta-glucan, Bio-plastics, Composites, Starch",
author = "Domenico Sagnelli and Kirkensgaard, {Jacob Judas Kain} and Giosafatto, {Concetta Valeria L.} and Natalia Ogrodowicz and Krzysztof Kruczał and Mikkelsen, {Mette Skau} and Maigret, {Jean Eudes} and Denis Lourdin and Kell Mortensen and Andreas Blennow",
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doi = "10.1016/j.carbpol.2017.05.043",
language = "English",
volume = "172",
pages = "237--245",
journal = "Carbohydrate Polymers",
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AU - Sagnelli, Domenico

AU - Kirkensgaard, Jacob Judas Kain

AU - Giosafatto, Concetta Valeria L.

AU - Ogrodowicz, Natalia

AU - Kruczał, Krzysztof

AU - Mikkelsen, Mette Skau

AU - Maigret, Jean Eudes

AU - Lourdin, Denis

AU - Mortensen, Kell

AU - Blennow, Andreas

PY - 2017

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N2 - Grain polysaccharides represent potential valuable raw materials for next-generation advanced and environmentally friendly plastics. Thermoplastic starch (TPS) is processed using conventional plastic technology, such as casting, extrusion, and molding. However, to adapt the starch to specific functionalities chemical modifications or blending with synthetic polymers, such as polycaprolactone are required (e.g. Mater-Bi). As an alternative, all-natural and compostable bio-plastics can be produced by blending starch with other polysaccharides. In this study, we used a maize starch (ST) and an oat β-glucan (BG) composite system to produce bio-plastic prototype films. To optimize performing conditions, we investigated the full range of ST:BG ratios for the casting (100:0, 75:25, 50:50, 25:75 and 0:100 BG). The plasticizer used was glycerol. Electron Paramagnetic Resonance (EPR), using TEMPO (2,2,6,6-tetramethylpiperidine-1-oxyl) as a spin probe, showed that the composite films with high BG content had a flexible chemical environment. They showed decreased brittleness and improved cohesiveness with high stress and strain values at the break. Wide-angle X-ray diffraction displayed a decrease in crystallinity at high BG content. Our data show that the blending of starch with other natural polysaccharides is a noteworthy path to improve the functionality of all-natural polysaccharide bio-plastics systems.

AB - Grain polysaccharides represent potential valuable raw materials for next-generation advanced and environmentally friendly plastics. Thermoplastic starch (TPS) is processed using conventional plastic technology, such as casting, extrusion, and molding. However, to adapt the starch to specific functionalities chemical modifications or blending with synthetic polymers, such as polycaprolactone are required (e.g. Mater-Bi). As an alternative, all-natural and compostable bio-plastics can be produced by blending starch with other polysaccharides. In this study, we used a maize starch (ST) and an oat β-glucan (BG) composite system to produce bio-plastic prototype films. To optimize performing conditions, we investigated the full range of ST:BG ratios for the casting (100:0, 75:25, 50:50, 25:75 and 0:100 BG). The plasticizer used was glycerol. Electron Paramagnetic Resonance (EPR), using TEMPO (2,2,6,6-tetramethylpiperidine-1-oxyl) as a spin probe, showed that the composite films with high BG content had a flexible chemical environment. They showed decreased brittleness and improved cohesiveness with high stress and strain values at the break. Wide-angle X-ray diffraction displayed a decrease in crystallinity at high BG content. Our data show that the blending of starch with other natural polysaccharides is a noteworthy path to improve the functionality of all-natural polysaccharide bio-plastics systems.

KW - Barrier properties

KW - Beta-glucan

KW - Bio-plastics

KW - Composites

KW - Starch

U2 - 10.1016/j.carbpol.2017.05.043

DO - 10.1016/j.carbpol.2017.05.043

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JO - Carbohydrate Polymers

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