alpha-cellulose

alpha-cellulose

n
(Biochemistry) a refined, insoluble form of cellulose derived from cotton or wood pulp, and used in manufacturing
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Surgicel is a cloth-like, woven material made from filaments of alpha-cellulose, which adheres to raw surfaces (8) and expands when hydrated.
The decomposition intensity of alpha-cellulose on soil surface of different types of natural meadows (coastal, boreo-nemoral, flooded, and wooded) was studied.
Below 350[degrees]C, the wood begins to degrade at slightly lower temperature than alpha-cellulose.
introduces a new line of alpha-cellulose conservation, decorative matboard called Crescent Accents.
Generally, wood contains less than 50% alpha-cellulose together with lignin and other components that impair the fibers' physical and thermal properties.
Alpha-cellulose can increase stool bulk without increasing water content, making stools harder and more difficult to pass.
introduces Crescent Select[TM], a new line of alpha-cellulose conservation matboard.
Monster Mats are only available in UlitMat, a conservation quality alpha-cellulose core.