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    • Badri 6 years ago

      In case an organic molecule contains two reactive groups and in case only one of these groups is needed, the other group has to be protected, and after the desired reaction is completed, the protecting group is removed. Since these protecting groups are not incorporated into the final product, their use makes a reaction less atom-economical. Thus the use of protective group should be avoided whenever possible. Though atom-economy is a valuable criteria in evaluating a particular synthesis as 'green', other aspects of efficiency must also be considered.

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    • Rajshekar 6 years ago

      yes. certainly possible .. In the recent years, bio-based products have raised great interest. Consequently, biopolymers, i.e., biodegradable polymers, have been the topic of many researches. The biodegradable polyesters (polyhydroxyalkanoates, poly lactic acid, etc.) are mainly obtained from renewable resources. Unfortunately for certain applications, biopolyesters cannot be fully competitive with conventional thermoplastics since some of their properties are too weak. Therefore, to extend their applications, these biopolymers are currently being formulated and associated with nano-sized fillers, which could bring a large range of improved properties (stiffness, permeability, crystallinity, thermal stability).

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    • Vaish 6 years ago

      Indeed they are very much safe to the environment. Extensive scientific evaluations have been done and there is no serious evidence of ecological damage due to transgenic approach. Till date there is no record of an approved transgenic crop becoming hazardous or exhibiting an unpredictable behavior. GE crops pose no unique risks to the environment compared with similar crops produced using traditional techniques.

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    • Bhaskar 6 years ago

      We have developed a Nano Silica based micro nutrient powder. This improves the bioavailability of the micro nutrients. The powder is to be mixed in water and used as a foliar spray, so soil mobility is not an issue. Nano silica is a very good method for delivery of micro nutrients to plants. Silica improves the resistance of plants and partly substitutes phosphorus.

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  • It is no secret that significant breakthroughs are required in many scientific disciplines before cleantech becomes far more pervasive. In this context, what are the key disruptions / disruptive ideas in biotechnology that will result in significant acceleration in cleantech?

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    • Vaish 6 years ago

      Biomass, a renewable energy source born of biological origin, remains the primary energy source in the developing countries in Asia. With all the rapid industrialization creating awareness in the past decades, the use of commercial fossil fuels in most has caused decline in the share of biomass energy. The absolute consumption of biomass energy has however risen simultaneously, growing at an annual rate of over 2 percent.

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