Free radical crosslinking of unsaturated bacterial polyesters obtained from soybean oily acids

Hazer B., Demirel S., Borcakli M., Eroglu M. S. , Cakmak M., Erman B.

POLYMER BULLETIN, vol.46, no.5, pp.389-394, 2001 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 46 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s002890170047
  • Title of Journal : POLYMER BULLETIN
  • Page Numbers: pp.389-394


Poly(-3-hydroxy alkanoate) containing unsaturated side chains, PHA-soybean, were produced by feeding Pseudomonas oleovorans with soybean oily acids obtained from soybean oil. Unsaturation of PHA-soybean were found to be 10 mol-% of unsaturated side chains.