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Application of Chitin/Chitosan and Their Derivatives in the Papermaking Industry

Key Laboratory of Pulp and Paper Science and Technology (Ministry of Education), Qilu University of Technology (Shandong Academy of Sciences), Jinan 250353, China
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Polymers 2018, 10(4), 389; https://doi.org/10.3390/polym10040389
Received: 5 February 2018 / Revised: 11 March 2018 / Accepted: 26 March 2018 / Published: 1 April 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Advances in Chitin/Chitosan Characterization and Applications)
Chitin/chitosan and their derivatives have become of great interest as functional materials in many fields within the papermaking industry. They have been employed in papermaking wet-end, paper surface coating, papermaking wastewater treatment, and other sections of the papermaking industry due to their structure and chemical properties. The purpose of this paper is to briefly discuss the application of chitin/chitosan and their derivatives in the papermaking industry. The development of their application in the papermaking area will be reviewed and summarized. View Full-Text
Keywords: chitosan; papermaking; wet-end; coating; wastewater chitosan; papermaking; wet-end; coating; wastewater
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Song, Z.; Li, G.; Guan, F.; Liu, W. Application of Chitin/Chitosan and Their Derivatives in the Papermaking Industry. Polymers 2018, 10, 389. https://doi.org/10.3390/polym10040389

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Song Z, Li G, Guan F, Liu W. Application of Chitin/Chitosan and Their Derivatives in the Papermaking Industry. Polymers. 2018; 10(4):389. https://doi.org/10.3390/polym10040389

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Song, Zhaoping, Guodong Li, Feixiang Guan, and Wenxia Liu. 2018. "Application of Chitin/Chitosan and Their Derivatives in the Papermaking Industry" Polymers 10, no. 4: 389. https://doi.org/10.3390/polym10040389

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