Bio‐Based Polyurethanes from Carbohydrate Monomers [chapter]

Juan A. Galbis, María de Gracia García-Martín, María Violante de Paz, Elsa Galbis
2017 Aspects of Polyurethanes  
The production of sustainable and environmentally friendly materials constitutes a growing field of attention. The incorporation of sugar-derived units into traditional step-growth polymers such as polyamides, polyesters, and polyurethanes is a healthy method to prepare novel biodegradable and biocompatible materials for application in the biomedical field and other sectors such as foodstuff packaging.
doi:10.5772/intechopen.69606 fatcat:zpef3csd2bf4bpc7lush37c7dy