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Method to accelerate biodegradation of aliphatic-aromatic co-polyesters by enzymatic treatment

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Provided is a method for accelerating the biodegradation of aliphatic-aromatic co-polyesters comprising greater than 60 mol percent aromatic acid based on total diacid in the co-polyester. The method involves contacting at least one hydrolytic enzyme in aqueous solution to the co-polyester.

Benefits:

Accelerates the biodegradation of polyester polymers

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