Log in / Register
Home arrow Environment arrow Natural fiber-reinforced biodegradable and bioresorbable polymer composites


[1] Amass W, Amass A, Tighe B. A review of biodegradable polymers: uses, current developments in the synthesis and characterization of biodegradable polyesters, blends of biodegradable polymers and recent advances in biodegradation studies. Polym Int 1998; 47(2):89—144.

[2] Mohanty AK, Misra M, Hinrichsen G. BioFibers, biodegradable polymers and biocomposites: An overview. Macromol Mater Eng 2000;276-277(1):1—24.

[3] Shah AA, Hasan F, Hameed A, Ahmed S. Biological degradation of plastics: a comprehensive review.. Biotechnol Adv 2008;26(3):246—65.

[4] Vroman I, Tighzert L. Biodegradable polymers. Materials 2009;2:307—44.

[5] Pickering KL, Aruan Efendy MG, Le TM. A review of recent developments in natural Fiber composites and their mechanical performance. Compos Part A 2016;83: 98—112.

[6] Fiore V, Scalici T, Bella GD, Valenza A. A review on basalt Fiber and its composites. Compos Part B Eng 2015;74:74—94.

[7] Ramesh M. Kenaf (Hibiscus cannabinus L.) Fiber based bio-materials: a review on processing and properties. Prog Mater Sci 2016;78-79:1—92.

[8] Duc F, Bourban PE, Plummer CJG, Manson JAE. Damping of thermoset and thermoplastic flax Fiber composites. Compos Part A 2014;64:115—23.

[9] Zakikhani P, Zahari R, Sultan MTH, Majid DL. Extraction and preparation of bamboo Fiber-reinofrced composites. Mater Design 2014;63:820—8.

[10] Vaisanen T, Haapala A, Lappalainen R, Tomppo L. Utilization of agricultural and forest industry waste and residues in natural fiber-polymer composites: A review. Waste Manage 2016;54:62—73.

[11] Onuaguluchi O, Banthia N. Plant-based natural Fiber reinforced cement composites. A review. Cement Concr Compos 2016;68:96—108.

[12] Bhattacharyya D, Subasinghe A, Kim NK. Natural Fibers: their composites and flammability characterization. In: Friedrich, Breuer, editors. Chapter 4. Multifunctionality of Polymer Composites. New York: Elsevier; 2015.

[13] Cheung HY, Ho MP, Lau KT, Cardona F, Hui D. Natural fiber-reinforced composites for bioengineering and environmental engineering applications. Compos Part B Eng 2009;40:655—63.

[14] Guinea GV, Elices M, Perez-Riguerio J, Plaza GR. Structure and properties of spider and silkworm silk for tissue scaffolds. In: Basu, editor. Advanced in Silk Science and Technology. Chapter 10. New York: Elsevier; 2015.

[15] Mortimer B, Hollabd C. The use of spider silk as a biomaterial. In: Basu, editor. Advanced in Silk Science and Technology. Chapter 12. New York: Elsevier; 2015.

[16] Williams DF. Definitions in biomaterials. Proceedings of a Consensus Conference of the European Society for Biomaterials, Chester, England. New York: Elsevier; 1986. p. 4.

[17] Shao Z, Vollrath F. Surprising strength of silkworm silk. Nature 2002;418:741.

[18] Zhao HP, Feng XQ, Yu SW, Cui WZ, Zou FZ. Mechanical properties of silkworm cocoons. Polymer (Guildf) 2005;46:9192—201.

[19] Atkins E. Silk’s secrets. Nature 2003;424:1010.

[20] Perez-rigueiro J, Viney C, Llorca J, Elices M. Silkworm silk as an engineering material. J Appl Polym Sci 1998;70:2439—47.

[21] Jiang P, Liu H, Wang C, Wu L, Huang J, Guo C. Tensile behavior and morphology of differently degummed silkworm (Bombyx mori) cocoon silk fibers. Mater Lett 2006;60:919—25.

[22] Altman GH, Diaz F, Jakuba C, Calabro T, Horan RL, Chen J, et al. Silk-based biomaterials. Biomaterials 2003;24:401 —16.

[23] Kawahara Y, Shioya M. Characterization of microvoids in Mulberry and Tussah silk fibers using stannic acid treatment. J Appl Polym Sci 1999;73:363—7.

[24] Postlethwait RW. Tissue reaction to surgical sutures. In: Dumphy JE, Van Winkle W, editors. Repair and regeneration. New York: McGraw-Hill; 1969. p. 263—85.

[25] Freed LE, Grande DA, Emmanual J, Marquis JC, Lingbin Z, Langer R. Joint resurfacing using allograft chondrocytes and synthetic biodegradable polymer scaffolds. J Biomed Mater Res 1994;28:891-9.

[26] Meinel L, Hofmann S, Karageorgiou V, Zichner L, Langer R, Kaplan D, et al. Engineering cartilage-like tissue using human mesenchymal stem cells and silk protein scaffolds. Biotechnol Bioeng 2004;88:379-91.

[27] Altman GH, Horan RL, Lu H, Moreau J, Martin I, Richmond JC, et al. Silk matrix for tissue engineered anterior cruciate ligaments. Biomaterials 2002;23:4131-41.

[28] Annamaria S, Maria R, Tullia M, Silvio S, Orio C. The microbial degradation of silk: a laboratory investigation. Int Biodeterior Biodegrad 1998;42:203-11.

[29] Nomura M., Iwasa Y. and Araya H. Moisture absorbing and desorbing polyurethane foam and its production. Japan Patent 07-292240A; 1995.

[30] Hatakeyama H. Biodegradable sericin-containing polyurethane and its production. Japan Patent 08-012738A; 1996.

[31] Ishikawa H, Nagura M, Tsuchiya Y. Fine structure and physical properties of blend film compose of silk sericin and poly(vinyl alcohol). Sen’I Gakkaishi 1987;43:283-7.

[32] Nakamura K, Koga Y. Sericin-containing polymeric hydrous gel and method for producing the same. Japan Patent 2001-106794A; 2001.

[33] Park SJ, Lee KY, Ha WS, Park SY. Structural changes and their effect on mechanical properties of silk fibroin/chitosan blends. J Appl Polym Sci 1999;74:2571-5.

[34] Kweon H, Ha HC, Um IC, Park YH. Physical properties of silk fibroin/chitosan blend films. J Appl Polym Sci 2001;80:928-34.

[35] Katori S, Kimura T. Injection moulding of silk fiber reinforced biodegradable composites. In: Brebbia CA, de Wilde WP, editors. High Performance Structures and Composites, Section 2. Boston, MA: WIT Press; 2002. p. 97-105.

[36] Lee SM, Cho D, Park WH, Lee SG, Han SO, Drzal LT. Novel silk/poly (butylenes succinate) biocomposites: the effect of short fiber content on their mechanical and thermal properties. Compos Sci Technol 2005;65:647-57.

[37] Cheung HY, Lau KT, Tao XM. A potential material for tissue engineering: silkworm silk/PLA biocomposite. Compos Part B Eng 2008;36(6):1026-33.

[38] Cheng S, Lau KT, Liu T, Zhao YQ, Lam PM, Ho MP, et al. Preparation and mechanical properties of poly(lactice acid) composites containing chicken feather fibers. Compos Part B 2008; in press.

[39] Ratner BD, Hoffman AS, Schoen FJ, Lemons JE, editors. Biomaterials Science. New York: Elsevier Academic Press; 2004.

Found a mistake? Please highlight the word and press Shift + Enter  
< Prev   CONTENTS   Next >
Business & Finance
Computer Science
Language & Literature
Political science