CABEQ 29 (2) 2015


EDITORIAL

Poly(hydroxyalkanoate) Biopolyesters: Production, Performance and Processing Aspects
M. Koller

ORIGINAL SCIENTIFIC PAPER

Poly(hydroxyalkanoate) Production by Cupriavidus necator from Fatty Waste Can Be Enhanced by phaZ1 Inactivation
S. Povolo, M. Basaglia, F. Fontana, A. Morelli, and S. Casella

Heterologous Expression of Various PHA Synthase Genes in Rhodospirillum rubrum
C. Klask, M. Raberg, D. Heinrich, and A. Steinbüchel

Study on the Production and Re-use of Poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate) and Extracellular
Polysaccharide by the Archaeon Haloferax mediterranei Sstrain DSM 1411

M. Koller, E. Chiellini, and G. Braunegg

Production of PHB from Chicory Roots – Comparison of Three Cupriavidus necator Strains
C. Haas, V. Steinwandter, E. Diaz De Apodaca, B. Maestro Madurga, M. Smerilli, T. Dietrich, and M. Neureiter

Pilot-scale Production of Functionalized mcl-PHA from GrapePomace Supplemented with Fatty Acids
S. Follonier, R. Riesen, and M. Zinn

Plant Oils and Products of Their Hydrolysis as Substrates for Polyhydroxyalkanoate Synthesis
M. Walsh, K. O´Connor, R. Babu, T. Woods, and S. Kenny

REVIEW

Use of Lignocellulosic Materials for PHA Production
S. Obruca, P. Benesova, L. Maršálek, and I. Marova

Phototrophic Production of Poly(hydroxyalkanoates) in Cyanobacteria
B. Drosg, I. Fritz, F. Gattermayr, and L. Silvestrini

Strategies for Large Scale Production of Polyhydroxyalkanoates
G. Kaur and I. Roy

Solid-state Fermentation for the Production of Poly(hydroxyalkanoates)
R. Sindhu, A. Pandey, and P. Binod

Mathematical Modelling as a Tool for Optimized PHA Production
M. Novak, M. Koller, G. Braunegg, and P. Horvat

ORIGINAL SCIENTIFIC PAPER

Blending of Polyhydroxybutyrate-co-valerate with Polylactic Acid for Packaging Applications – Reflexions on Miscibility and Effects on the Mechanical and Barrier Properties
V. Jost and R. Kopitzky

Forensic Engineering of Advanced Polymeric Materials. Part 1 – Degradation Studies of Polylactide Blends with Atactic Poly[(R,S)-3-hydroxybutyrate] in Paraffin
J. Rydz, K. Wolna-Stypka, G. Adamus, H. Janeczek, M. Musio³, M. Sobota, A. Marcinkowski, A. Kr¾an, and M. Kowalczuk

High Performance Compostable Biocomposites Based on Bacterial Polyesters Suitable for Injection Molding and Bubble Extrusion
L. Perez Amaro, H.Chen, A. Barghini, A. Corti, and E. Chiellini

REVIEW

Application of Poly(hydroxyalkanoate) in Food Packaging: Improvements by Nanotechnology
K. Khosravi-Darani and D. Z. Bucci

Poly(hydroxyalkanoate)s in Medical Applications
K. Luef, F. Stelzer, and Frank Wiesbrock

LCA of PHA Production – Identifying the Ecological Potential of Bio-plastic
M. Narodoslawsky, K. Shadzah, R. Kollmann, and  H. Schnitzer