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Homogeneous suspensions of individualized microfibrils from TEMPO-catalyzed oxidation of native cellulose.
Never-dried native celluloses (bleached sulfite wood pulp, cotton, tunicin, and bacterial cellulose) were disintegrated into individual microfibrils after oxidation mediated by theExpand
TEMPO-mediated surface oxidation of cellulose whiskers
Cellulose whiskers resulting from HCl acid hydrolysis of tunicin were subjected to TEMPO-mediated oxidation under various conditions and the extent of the resulting oxidation was characterized byExpand
Structural features of pectic polysaccharides from the skin of Opuntia ficus-indica prickly pear fruits.
After removal of the mucilage with water at room temperature, pectic polysaccharides were solubilized from Opuntia ficus-indica fruit skin, by sequential extraction with water at 60 degrees C (WSP)Expand
Topochemistry of carboxylated cellulose nanocrystals resulting from TEMPO-mediated oxidation
Surface carboxylated cellulose nanocrystals with different sizes and degrees of oxidation were prepared by TEMPO-mediated oxidation of cotton linters and microfibrils of parenchyma cell celluloseExpand
Mechanical behavior of sheets prepared from sugar beet cellulose microfibrils
The mechanical behavior of films cast from sugar beet cellulose microfibrils was investigated through tensile tests. The obtaining of these microfibrils by chemical and mechanical treatments from theExpand
Improvement of Starch Film Performances Using Cellulose Microfibrils
Starch is a natural, renewable, biodegradable polysaccharide produced by many plants as a storage polymer. It usually has two major components and appears as a mixture of two glucosidicExpand
Cellulose microfibrils from potato tuber cells: Processing and characterization of starch–cellulose microfibril composites
The ultrastructure and morphology of potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) tuber cells were investigated by optical, scanning, and transmission electron microscopies. After removal of starch granules,Expand
Mercerization of primary wall cellulose and its implication for the conversion of cellulose I→cellulose II
The mercerization of homogenized primary wall cellulose extracted fromsugar beet pulp was investigated by transmission electron microscopy (TEM),X-ray diffraction together with 13C CP-MAS NMR, andExpand
Saccharification of steam‐exploded poplar wood
Effects of time, temperature, and pH during the steam explosion of poplar wood were studied with the aim of optimize both pentoses recovery and enzymatic hydrolysis efficiency. Steam explosion ofExpand
Structure and morphology of cladodes and spines of Opuntia ficus-indica. Cellulose extraction and characterisation
Abstract The morphology and structure of cladodes and spines from cactus Opuntia ficus-indica (OFI) were investigated by transmission and scanning electron microscopy together with electron and X-rayExpand