Definition of Cellulose. Meaning of Cellulose. Synonyms of Cellulose
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Definition of Cellulose
Cellulose Cel"lu*lose` (s[e^]l"[-u]*l[=o]s`), a.
Consisting of, or containing, cells.
CelluloseCellulose Cel"lu*lose`, n. (Chem.)
The substance which constitutes the essential part of the
solid framework of plants, of ordinary wood, linen, paper,
etc. It is also found to a slight extent in certain animals,
as the tunicates. It is a carbohydrate, (C6H10O5)n,
isomeric with starch, and is convertible into starches and
sugars by the action of heat and acids. When pure, it is a
white amorphous mass. See Starch, Granulose, Lignin.
Unsized, well bleached linen paper is merely pure
Starch cellulose, the delicate framework which remains when
the soluble part (granulose) of starch is removed by
saliva or pepsin. --Goodale.
Meaning of Cellulose from wikipedia
is an organic compound
with the formula
(C 6H 10O 5) n, a polysaccharide consisting
of a linear chain
of several hundred
to many thousands
- Cellulose acetate
is the acetate ester
. It was first prepared
in 1865. Cellulose acetate
is used as a film base in photography, as a component...
- Methyl cellulose
(or methylcellulose) is a chemical compound derived
. It is sold under
of trade names
and is used as a thickener...
- Carboxymethyl cellulose
(CMC) or cellulose
gum is a cellulose derivative
with carboxymethyl groups
to some of the hydroxyl groups
- Hydroxyethyl cellulose
is a gelling
and thickening agent derived
. It is widely
used in cosmetics, cleaning
solutions, and other
- Cellulose fibers
(/ˈsɛljʊloʊs, -loʊz/) are fibers
made with ethers
can be obtained
from the bark, wood or leaves
- Hydroxypropyl cellulose
(HPC) is a derivative
with both water solubility
solubility. It is used as an excipient, and topical
- Diethylaminoethyl cellulose
(DEAE-C) is a positively charged resin
used in ion-exchange chromatography, a type of column
chromatography, for the separation...
such as wood and agricultural products
that are regenerated
fiber. The many types
the feel and texture...
- Regenerated cellulose
is a cl**** of materials manufactured
by the conversion
of natural cellulose
to a soluble cellulosic derivative
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