biodegrade

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v biodegrade break down naturally through the action of biological agents "Plastic bottles do not biodegrade"
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Usage


In news:

Skin Indulgence bath and shower gels feature a paraben-free, biodegradable formula that is packaged with 50% recycled materials in a built-in pump.
Revision of D7373 - 07e1 Standard Test Method for Predicting Biodegradability of Lubricants Using a Bio- kinetic Model.
WK35520 Standard Test Method for Predicting Biodegradability of Lubricants Using a Bio- kinetic Model.
When this vehicle is based on lipid nanoparticulates, enhanced permeation has been reported SLNs and NLCs are typical nanoparticulate carriers composed of physiological and biodegradable lipids .
Established in 2010, Vascular Magnetics is developing a drug delivery system that combines biodegradeable drug-loaded magnetic particles with a magnetic targeting catheter and magnetic field device.
A biodegradable fuel, produced mostly from rapeseed, has reportedly been brought in to help fight the oil spill along France's Atlantic coast.
Easy on the Environment Besides being constructed from recycled cardboard, the Bum Box is 100% biodegradable.
The 100% biodegradable formula is enriched with soy to condition nails, cuticles, and skin on contact and has no unpleasant odor.
Each toothbrush is made of bamboo and has biodegradable nylon bristles.
Biodegradable toothbrush company starts in Detroit.
A five-employee Detroit-based company is delivering biodegradable toothbrushes to the masses.
While some are recyclable, few plastic bags are biodegradable.
Enfuego Productions specializes in biodegradable sun block and insect repellent and organic bath and beauty products made from natural ingredients.
Teknek, a maufacturer of contact cleaning and yield improvement technology, has announced the release of a biodegradable adhesive roll, EcoPaper.
The signs are made from biodegradable chalk.
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In science:

Polymeric and low-molecular weight organic compounds are considered innovative and promising materials because they are efficient light emitters in a wide spectral range, biodegradable, chemically stable, low cost and easily usable for deposition on rigid and flexible substrates.
Random laser from engineered nanostructures obtained by surface tension driven lithography
To make the grounds more elastic, artists used animal glue, particularly fish glue, sometimes adding honey as plasticizer – all those components are so tasteful to bacteria that glue layers and grounds easily undergo the biodegradation. Protection of the color bearing paint layer becomes more and more illusive.
Forecast of the Chemical Aging and Relevant Color Changes in Painting
Yang R.D. and Humphrey A.E., Dynamics and Steady State Studies of Phenol Biodegradation in Pure and Mixed Cultures, Biotechnol.
Switching model with two habitats and a predator involving group defence
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