Biosynthesis and chemical modification of poly(γ-glutamic acid)

Mária Borbély, Yukio Nagasaki, János Borbély, Kesuo Fan, Amrut Bhogle, Martin Sevoian

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Abstract

The water soluble poly(γ-glutamic acid) (γ-PGA) was synthetized by bacteria. A series of new, less water soluble α-esters were prepared by repeated esterification. The characterization of the resulted polymers was performed by 200 MHz 1H and 75.4 MHz 13C NMR spectroscopy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)127-132
Number of pages6
JournalPolymer Bulletin
Volume32
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 1 1994

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Polymers and Plastics
  • Materials Chemistry

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    Borbély, M., Nagasaki, Y., Borbély, J., Fan, K., Bhogle, A., & Sevoian, M. (1994). Biosynthesis and chemical modification of poly(γ-glutamic acid). Polymer Bulletin, 32(2), 127-132. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00306378