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In this respect, it is like the cellulose of fruits and vegetables.

The product is a cellulose of the second group of the classification.

The cellulose group has been further differentiated by later investigations.

A determination of alkali therefore determines the percentage of cellulose.

Cellulose dinitrate-dinitrobenzoate, and cellulose trinitrate-dinitrobenzoate.

Starch, wood, gum, and cellulose were also included in the investigations.

(b) 'Saccharification' of cellulose, cellulose hydrates, and hydrocellulose.

(p. 61) The author continues his investigations of the oxidation of cellulose.

(b) Yield of furfural from cellulose, oxy- and hydro-cellulose.

From the peat of lower depths no cellulose could be obtained.

WORD ORIGIN

1840, from French cellulose, coined c.1835 by French chemist Anselme Payen (1795-1871) and confirmed 1839, from noun use of adjective cellulose "consisting of cells," 18c., from Latin cellula (see cellulite) + -ose (see -ose (2)).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CELLULOSE

carbohydrate

nounorganic compound composed of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen
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