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
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.