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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The structure of the fibre inter-converts from alpha-cellulose to a thermodynamically more favourable beta-cellulose polymorph.
Surgicel is a cloth-like, woven material made from filaments of alpha-cellulose, which adheres to raw surfaces (8) and expands when hydrated.
Sodium dihydrogen phosphate (Na[H.sub.2]P[O.sub.4]), alpha-cellulose, and disodium hydrogen phosphate ([Na.sup.2]HP[O.sub.4]) were purchased from Sigma Aldrich.
The purity of cellulose sample was confirmed by comparing the FTIR spectrum of cellulose sample with that of commercial alpha-cellulose.
The purity of cellulose fibres was confirmed by comparing the FTIR spectrum of CBs with that of commercial alpha-cellulose.
* 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. This lower degradation temperature of wood is primarily due to the hemicellulose.
Crescent Cardboard of Wheeling, Ill., introduces a new line of alpha-cellulose conservation, decorative matboard called Crescent Accents.
TerraCel wood fibers different is their high (95% or above) content of pure alpha-cellulose. Generally, wood contains less than 50% alpha-cellulose together with lignin and other components that impair the fibers' physical and thermal properties.
Alpha-cellulose, an insoluble fiber sometimes used in supplements, exerts little effect on blood sugar or blood cholesterol levels.
Crescent Cardboard Company of Wheeling, Ill., 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.