Applications of Polysaccharide Based Composites

  • Merin Sara Thomas
  • Rekha Rose Koshy
  • Siji K. Mary
  • Sabu Thomas
  • Laly A. Pothan
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Molecular Science book series (BRIEFSMOLECULAR)


The bio based or biopolymer based material are of great interest because of their sustainability, eco-efficiency, and wide range of applications, are lead to the development of the next generation of materials. The combination biopolymer with several polymer matrices produces composite materials that are competitive with synthetic composites and used in wide range of applications. This chapter outlines the various applications of the biopolymer reinforced composites such as packaging, water treatment and biomedical applications.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Merin Sara Thomas
    • 1
    • 2
  • Rekha Rose Koshy
    • 1
    • 3
  • Siji K. Mary
    • 1
    • 3
  • Sabu Thomas
    • 1
    • 4
  • Laly A. Pothan
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of ChemistryC.M.S. CollegeKottayamIndia
  2. 2.Department of ChemistryMar Thoma CollegeThiruvallaIndia
  3. 3.Department of ChemistryBishop Moore CollegeMavelikaraIndia
  4. 4.International and Interuniversity Centre for Nanoscience and NanotechnologyMahatma Gandhi UniversityKottayamIndia

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