iwbch-11 Areas of Expertise
Biotechnology; biosynthesis; biodegradation; enzymatic modification of natural polymers; processing of natural and synthetic polymers; use of natural polymers (e.g. chitin, chitosan, alginates) in medical applications.
 
Facilities
Biotechnology; biosynthesis; biodegradation; enzymatic modification of natural polymers; processing of natural and synthetic polymers; use of natural polymers (e.g. chitin, chitosan, alginates) in medical applications.
 
Scope of Research / Training

  • Biosynthesis of polysaccharides
  • Laboratory scale fiber and film production
  • Formation of dopes, electrospinning, Celsol-Process (NaOH-solution)
  • Application of polysaccharide blends and blends with biodegradable polymers (PLA)
  • GPC / GC / HPLC, SEM and ESEM, DCS and TGA
  • Testing of products; Quality and quality assurance

 
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