Polymers

Polymers

Question

What is a biodegradable polymer? Give an example of biodegradable aliphatic polyester.

Answer

Biodegradable Polymers:  A polymer that can be decomposed by bacteria is called a biodegradable polymer.

An example of biodegradable aliphatic polyester is PHBV i.e., Poly b-hydroxybutyrate -co-b-hydroxy valerate

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