Molded article comprising polysaccharide

N. Behaptu (Inventor), K. Opper (Inventor), M.B. van Leeuwen (Inventor), G.G.J. Schennink (Inventor), K. Molenveld (Inventor), C.P. Lenges (Inventor)

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Abstract

Molded articles are disclosed herein, the molded article comprising a polysaccharide, wherein the polysaccharide comprises i) poly alpha-1,3-glucan; ii) poly alpha-1,3-1,6-glucan; iii) a graft copolymer that comprises (A) a backbone comprising dextran with a weight-average molecular weight (Mw) of at least about 100000 Daltons, and (B) poly alpha-1,3-glucan side chains comprising at least about 95% alpha-1,3-glucosidic linkages; or iv) a composition comprising a poly alpha-1,3-glucan ester compound as disclosed herein. Optionally, the molded articles can further comprise a plasticizer and/or starch. The molded articles can be useful as a container, a handle, packaging, a tray, a bottle, a cup, a sheet, a disposable food packaging item, an automotive part, a casing for an electronic device, or a toy.
Original languageEnglish
Patent numberWO2018093749
Priority date16/11/16
Publication statusPublished - 24 May 2018

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