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The focus of the project is to understand the chemistry related to the production and degradation of biodegradable polymers. The specific polymers investigated in detail are cellulose, starch-based, polyester, polyvinyl alcohol and polyanhydride polymers

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Figure 1[1] : A phase image of a biodegradable polymer

Introduction
History
Types of Polymers
Production of Biodegradable Polymers
Degradation of Biodegradable Polymers
Enhancement of the properties of Biodegradable Polymers
Uses of Biodegradable Polymers
Environmental Impact and Cost factors
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  1. ^ Asylum Research. Polymer Gallery. [Cited 2012 April 8]. Available from: http://www.asylumresearch.com/Gallery/Polymers/StandardPolymers/Polymer5.shtml