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Special Issue "Biodegradable Plastics in Marine Environment"
A special issue of International Journal of Molecular Sciences (ISSN 1422-0067). This special issue belongs to the section "Materials Science".
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 December 2020) | Viewed by 2706
Special Issue Editor
Interests: chemical modification of chitin and chitosan and their biomedical applications; biodegradable polymer; bio-based polymer
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Special Issue Information
In recent years, there has been increasing interest in marine pollution, owing to the presence and effects of several microplastics. One of the possible solutions to this problem is focused on the application of biodegradable plastics. The biodegradation of plastics in seawater or marine environments would be a very important development. With the opening of this Special Issue, “Biodegradable Plastics in Marine Environment”, we are planning to produce a strong and very exciting issue that will encompass breakthroughs on highly valuable scientific and industrial research in this field.
Dr. Hitoshi Sashiwa
Manuscript Submission Information
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- biodegradable polymer
- marine environment