Life Sciences & Biotechnology, Chemical Sciences


High Yield Production of High Value Bacterial Nano Cellulose (BNC) Films from Low Cost Crude Glycerol Feed


Life Sciences & Biotechnology, Chemical Sciences

Focus Area:

Production of Cellulose

Social Benefits:

CSIR-NCL process for producing BNC uses cheaper crude glycerol yet delivers high yield BNC films with good quality.

Developing Agency:

CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory (NCL), Maharashtra

Technology Readiness Index:

Technology Development

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Brief Description

Description :

Medical: Bone tissue scaffold material, dental application, wound dressing material . Cosmetics: As an additive in cosmetics, anti-aging masks . Food: Stabilizer, emulsifiers, texture enhancers rheology modifier . BNC powder is Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS) in food industry

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