Chemical Degradation of Cellulose in Paper over 500 Years

  title={Chemical Degradation of Cellulose in Paper over 500 Years},
  author={David Erhardt and Charles S. Tumosa},
On a procede a une evaluation des quantites de sucres solubles, comme le glucose et le xylose, dans des papiers dont la date de fabrication s'etale sur une periode de cinq siecles. On a extrait des echantillons du bord du papier non imprime qui ont ete soumis a des compressions, des conversion et des analyses au moyen de chromatographie gazeuse. Pour l'analyse qualitative, on a procede a la comparaisons des durees de retention avec des echantillons authentiques et on a utilise un standard… 

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