The saliva of the wax moth contains enzymes capable of degrading plastic

A team of CSIC researchers discovers that the saliva of this insect harbors enzymes that initiate the degradation of polyethylene in a short time

A team of CSIC researchers has discovered that the saliva of the wax moth degrades plastic, which could have numerous…

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Chemeurope.com, 2022-05-26.

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Roechling Group
Spanish National Research Council (CSIC)

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