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term: biodegradable polymers

Determination:

polymeric materials which spontaneously break down in the result of natural microbiologic and chemical processes.

Description:

Synthetic biodegradable polymers are of primary importance in two spheres of human activity: medicine and environmental protection.

Most polymers used in the production of plastic packaging are bioinert (polyethylene, polypropylene, polyethylene terephthalate, polystyrene, etc.) and do not
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Langmuir–Blodgett method
a technology of producing mono-and multimolecular films by transferring Langmuir films (monolayer of amphiphilic compounds formed on the surface of a liquid) to the surface of a solid substrate...