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Xylan and xylan derivatives – biopolymers with valuable properties, 1. Naturally occurring xylans structures, isolation procedures and properties
The availability of xylan-type polysaccharides, representing an immense resource of biopolymers for practical application, is summarized. Xylans constitute 25–35% of the dry biomass of woody tissuesExpand
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Ionic liquids as reaction medium in cellulose functionalization.
The application of different ionic liquids (IL), namely 1-N-butyl-3-methylimidazolium chloride ([C(4)mim](+)Cl(-)), 3-methyl-N-butyl-pyridinium chloride and benzyldimethyl(tetradecyl)ammoniumExpand
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Esterification of Polysaccharides
and Objectives.- Structure of Polysaccharides.- Analysis of Polysaccharide Structures.- Esters of Carboxylic Acids - Conventional Methods.- New Paths for the Introduction of Organic Ester Moieties.-Expand
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Functional Polymers Based on Dextran
Dextran, comprising a family of neutral polysaccharides consisting of an α-(1 → 6) linked d-glucose main chain with varying proportions of linkages and branches, depending on the bacteria used, is anExpand
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Starch derivatives of high degree of functionalization 9: carboxymethyl starches
This paper describes the synthesis of carboxymethyl starch (CMS) ID various alcohols (methanol, ethanol, isopropyl alcohol) as slurry media and with different starch types. The products wereExpand
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Cellulose solvents : for analysis, shaping and chemical modification
CONTENTS APPROACHES FOR THE DISSOLUTION OF CELLULOSE 1. Cellulose Solvents - Remarkable History, Bright Future TIM LIEBERT 2. Design of Polar Ionic Liquids To Solubilize Cellulose without HeatingExpand
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Efficient Homogeneous Chemical Modification of Bacterial Cellulose in the Ionic Liquid 1‐N‐Butyl‐3‐methylimidazolium Chloride
Bacterial cellulose (BC), a unique type of cellulose, with high degree of polymerization of 6 500 could be dissolved easily in the ionic liquid 1-N-butyl-3-methylimidazolium chloride. For the firstExpand
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Interactions of Ionic Liquids with Polysaccharides 1. Unexpected Acetylation of Cellulose with 1‐Ethyl‐3‐methylimidazolium Acetate
The homogeneous conversion of cellulose in the ionic liquid 1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium acetate with 2-furoyl chloride, p-toluenesulfonyl chloride, and triphenylmethyl chloride yields surprisinglyExpand
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