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Type: Thesis
Title: Production of the biodegradable plastic PHB (Poly-3-hydroxybutyrate) using recombinant Escherichia coli bacteria / by Richard Van Wegen.
Author: Van Wegen, Richard
Issue Date: 2000
School/Discipline: Dept. of Chemical Engineering
Abstract: Substatial developmental work is required to acheive economically attractive poly-hydroxyalkanoate (PHA) production. Aims to improve the understanding of PHA production by recombinant Escherichia coli, with a view to guiding future developmental work. Also suggests numerous areas where further improvements to PHB production are possible, and proposes ways in which they could be implemented.
Dissertation Note: Thesis (Ph.D.) -- University of Adelaide, Dept. of Chemical Engineering, 2001
Subject: Polymers Biodegradation
Plastics Biodegradation
Plastic scrap.
Microbial polymers
Escherichia coli.
Description: Includes bibliographical references (leaves G-1-G-11 ).
vii, 1 v. (various pagings) : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm.
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