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Cellulose Science and Technology

1st Edition

By Jean-Luc Wertz, Jean P. Mercier, Olivier Bédué

EPFL Press

350 pages

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eBook (VitalSource) : 9780429131202
pub: 2010-06-21
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Description

Cellulose is a major constituent of papers made from plant fibers and combustible component of non-food energy crops. An ideal reference for scientists in natural and synthetic polymer research, this book applies basic biology as well as polymer and sugar chemistry to the study of cellulose. It provides key requirements for understanding the comple

Table of Contents

Biosynthesis of Cellulose. Structure and Properties of Cellulose. Swelling and Dissolution of Cellulose. Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Cellulose. Non-Biological Degradation of Cellulose. Cellulose Derivatives. Fuels and Chemicals from Biomass.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI000000
SCIENCE / General
SCI013000
SCIENCE / Chemistry / General
SCI013040
SCIENCE / Chemistry / Organic
TEC021000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Material Science