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Ring-opening polymerization and Biodegradation
- Sep 19, 2018 -

Aliphatic polyesters can be assembled from lactones under very mild conditions, catalyzed anionicallycationically or metallorganically. A number of catalytic methods for the copolymerization of epoxides with cyclic anhydrides have also recently been shown to provide a wide array of functionalized polyesters, both saturated and unsaturated.

The futuro house was made of fibreglass-reinforced polyester plastic; polyester-polyurethane, and poly(methylmethacrylate) one of them was found to be degrading by Cyanobacteria and Archaea.

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