NATURAL POLYMER AS THE PRECURSOR FOR CHEMICAL PRODUCTS
The trend in the chemicals industry is moving towards the use of sustainable and natural materials instead of synthetic or semi-synthetic polymers when it comes to creating new substances or replacing existing ones. Chitin is the second most common biopolymer on earth and is present in fungus and the shells of insects and marine animals. This new method not only allows sustainable but also affordable new materials to be produced throughout the chemicals and pharmaceuticals industry . . .
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