African Journal of
Biotechnology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Biotechnol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1684-5315
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJB
  • Start Year: 2002
  • Published Articles: 12404

Full Length Research Paper

Characterization of cassava starch films plasticized with glycerol and strengthened with nanocellulose from green coconut fibers

Bruna Aparecida Souza Machado
  • Bruna Aparecida Souza Machado
  • Department of Food and Biotechnology, University Center SENAI CIMATEC, Serviço Nacional de Aprendizagem Industrial, Avenue Orlando Gomes, 1845 - Piatã, Salvador - BA, 41650-010, Brazil.
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João Henrique de Oliveira Reis
  • João Henrique de Oliveira Reis
  • Graduate Program in Food Science, Faculty of Pharmacy, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Barão de Jeremoabo Street, Ondina, Salvador - BA, 40170-110, Brazil.
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Lindaiá Santos Cruz
  • Lindaiá Santos Cruz
  • Graduate Program in Food Science, Faculty of Pharmacy, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Barão de Jeremoabo Street, Ondina, Salvador - BA, 40170-110, Brazil.
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Ingrid Lessa Leal
  • Ingrid Lessa Leal
  • Department of Food and Biotechnology, University Center SENAI CIMATEC, Serviço Nacional de Aprendizagem Industrial, Avenue Orlando Gomes, 1845 - Piatã, Salvador - BA, 41650-010, Brazil.
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Josiane Dantas Viana Barbosa
  • Josiane Dantas Viana Barbosa
  • Health Institute of Technology, University Center SENAI CIMATEC, Serviço Nacional de Aprendizagem Industrial, Avenue Orlando Gomes, 1845 - Piatã, Salvador - BA, 41650-010, Brazil.
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Joyce Batista Azevedo
  • Joyce Batista Azevedo
  • Health Institute of Technology, University Center SENAI CIMATEC, Serviço Nacional de Aprendizagem Industrial, Avenue Orlando Gomes, 1845 - Piatã, Salvador - BA, 41650-010, Brazil.
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Janice Izabel Druzian
  • Janice Izabel Druzian
  • Graduate Program in Food Science, Faculty of Pharmacy, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Barão de Jeremoabo Street, Ondina, Salvador - BA, 40170-110, Brazil.
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  •  Received: 15 February 2017
  •  Accepted: 22 June 2017
  •  Published: 12 July 2017

How to cite this article

APA /
Machado, B. A. S., Reis, J. H. O., Cruz, L. S., Leal, I. L., Barbosa, J. D. V., Azevedo, J. B., & Druzian, J. I. (2017). Characterization of cassava starch films plasticized with glycerol and strengthened with nanocellulose from green coconut fibers. African Journal of Biotechnology , 16(28), 1567-1578.
Chicago /
Bruna Aparecida Souza Machado, João Henrique de Oliveira Reis, Lindai&a Santos Cruz, Ingrid Lessa Leal,  Josiane Dantas Viana Barbosa, Joyce Batista Azevedo and Janice Izabel Druzian. "Characterization of cassava starch films plasticized with glycerol and strengthened with nanocellulose from green coconut fibers." African Journal of Biotechnology 16, no. 28 (2017): 1567-1578.
MLA /
Bruna Aparecida Souza Machado, et al. "Characterization of cassava starch films plasticized with glycerol and strengthened with nanocellulose from green coconut fibers." African Journal of Biotechnology 16.28 (2017): 1567-1578.