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Cellulose Science and Technology



ISBN 9780429131202
Published June 21, 2010 by EPFL Press
350 Pages

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Book 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.

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