Initial results of research to produce corn protein-based biodegradable plastic
WANG Xue-zhi, REN Gui-jiu, WU Zhi-chuan, XIE Tong-yun, GENG Chuan, DING Sheng-li (Department of Biochemical Engineering, Anhui Institute of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Anhui Wuhu 241000, China)
The corn protein-based biodegradable plastic was made from the leftover bits maize meal of corn starch factory . The biodegradation principles and processing methods were briefly describe. The influencing factors were investigated on the plastic properties.