Enzymatic Degradation of Starch Based Thermoplastic Compounds Used in Protheses


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M. A. Araújo et al., "Enzymatic Degradation of Starch Based Thermoplastic Compounds Used in Protheses", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 455-456, pp. 429-432, 2004

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