What is it about?
Degradable films made of gelatin, tannic acid and nanoclays caused an improvement on the overall properties of such films, as its strength, water solubility, temperature resistance. These films could be used to wrap flowers, fruits and vegetables.
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Why is it important?
Gelatin films are produced from natural resources, they are totally degradable and environment-friendly as compared to the ordinary films made from petroleum derivatives, that are highly polluting because of its slow or no-degradation.
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This page is a summary of: Obtainment and partial characterization of biodegradable gelatin films with tannic acid, bentonite and glycerol, Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, January 2016, Wiley, DOI: 10.1002/jsfa.7524.
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