Citrus bioflavonoids: reducing mortality in broiler chickens

Citrus bioflavonoids: bioactive molecules Citrus bioflavonoids are phytochemicals belonging to the polyphenol family. These phytochemicals are found in citrus fruits and are responsible for important functions: from protection against insects, bacteria and other microorganisms to stressful situations for the plant, such as temperature, drought or ultraviolet rays. Citrus bioflavonoids have shown numerous beneficial properties for…

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Biocompostable PLA film

What will the packaging of the future be like? Many of us imagine futuristic products, perhaps packages with technology, highly customisation according to the desired target, changing at the time of day and depending on the purchase, etc…but what is certain is that the package of the future will have to be sustainable. Current proposals…

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Polyamides for metal replacement

Polyamides, in general, are polymers highly resistant to impact, temperature, UV, ageing and chemical cracking stress. For this reason, their field of application is very wide.    Polyamide applications The use of polyamides covers many industrial sectors: construction, healthcare, cables and jacketing, automotive and aeronautics. If we focus on the automotive industry, polyamides are decisive…

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Alternative solvents to traditional solvents

Industry consumes large quantities of solvents. These solvents, thanks to their ability to dissolve or disperse other chemical substances, are mainly used in separation processes where the solvent selectively dissolves a product from a mixture, or to reduce viscosity in some production processes (e.g., in paints and coatings). Solvents also appear in cosmetic formulations, in…

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