Novel starch-polyalkane composite materials

J J E Hardy, J H Clark, C N Rhodes, Karen Wilson

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The polymerisation of dibromoalkanes adsorbed in potato starch leads to a novel class of hydrophobic starch-polyalkane composite materials with very high capacity for surface derivitisation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)335-336
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2001

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