15.20 What is a biodegradable polymer ? Give an example of a biodegradable aliphatic polyester.
Polymers which are decomposed by bacteria are called bio-degradable polymers. Their degraded product does not cause any serious effect on the environment.
Bio-degradable aliphatic polyesters are -
1. poly -hydroxybutyrates-co--hydroxy valerate(PHBV)
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