• Cellulose is a natural polysaccharide derived from plant fibers. (ewg.org)
  • Cellulose micro/nano-fibers can be produced by electrospinning from liquid crystalline solutions. (mdpi.com)
  • Scanning electron microscopy (SEM), as well as atomic force microscopy (AFM) and polarizing optical microscopy (POM) measurements showed that cellulose-based electrospun fibers can curl and twist, due to the presence of an off-core line defect disclination, which was present when the fibers were prepared. (mdpi.com)
  • The first cellulose-based panel in the industry, CFAB™ cellulose panels are made from recycled and renewable fibers, consisting of 65-75% recycled content. (archdaily.com)
  • Cellulose is ideal as a structural material since its fibers give strength and toughness to a plant's leaves, roots, and stems. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Examined under a powerful microscope, fibers of cellulose are seen to have a meshed or criss-cross pattern that looks as if it were woven much as cloth. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The cell wall has been likened to the way reinforced concrete is made, with the cellulose fibers acting as the rebars or steel rods do in concrete (providing extra strength). (encyclopedia.com)
  • The major sources of cellulose are plant fibers (cotton, hemp, flax, and jute are almost all cellulose) and, of course, wood (about 42 percent cellulose). (encyclopedia.com)
  • Organic esters such as cellulose acetate are considered to be the important in industry because of their broad application to the production of various fibers and plastics. (wisegeek.com)
  • These polymers are prepared by reacting wood or cotton cellulose fibers with propylene oxide and methyl chloride in the presence of caustic soda. (sigmaaldrich.com)
  • Made with cellulose fibers, it is very absorbent and cleans well without being too abrasive. (materialicious.com)
  • Cellulose insulation is more effective because it is made of natural fibers that are inherently equipped with better insulation properties. (doityourself.com)
  • Cellulose Mulch Hydrocell derives from the processing of paper and because of that its fibers are less rough and shorter. (environmental-expert.com)
  • Reactive dyeings on textile materials containing cellulose fibers are aftertreated with aqueous solutions of benzylated resins which are obtainable (a) by condensation of methylamine and epichlorohydrin or (b) by heating triethanolamine and/or triisopropanolamine in the presence of acidic catalysts and. (google.com)
  • Fiber materials which contain cellulose fibers and have been dyed with reactive dyes are in practice generally subjected to an alkaline boil wash in the presence of a surfactant in order to remove dye which has not been fixed on the fabric. (google.com)
  • It is an object of the present invention to provide a process for the aftertreatment of reactive dyeings on textile materials containing cellulose fibers, in which dyed textile materials are obtained which possess good wetfastness and whose lightfastness and fastness to crocking are in practice not inferior to a dyed material washed in a conventional manner. (google.com)
  • Improved cellulose semipermeable hollow fibers useful in detoxifying blood during hemodialysis or hemofiltration treatments. (google.com)
  • The cellulose fibers are fine, capillary fibers that are made by melt extrusion of certain cellulose ester polyol melt spin compositions into self-supporting gelled fibers. (google.com)
  • The cellulose ester gelled fibers are subsequently chemically converted into cellulose fibers by deacetylation, in aqueous alkali solution. (google.com)
  • The product fibers exhibit improved wet intrinsic tensile strength and higher water permeability characteristics than heretofore known cellulose fibers made from cellulose ester spin compositions. (google.com)
  • This invention relates to cellulose semipermeable hollow fibers of the type useful in dialysis, osmosis or ultrafiltration type separatory cells, and more particularly cells useful in the detoxification of blood by hemodialysis or hemofiltration. (google.com)
  • Some enzymes cut the long cellulose fibers, and then others begin devouring the ends. (rochester.edu)
  • Lignin-based fibers were produced by electrospinning aqueous dispersions of lignin, poly(vinyl alcohol) (PVA), and cellulose nanocrystals (CNCs). (usda.gov)
  • Cellulose helps prevent constipation by providing the required fibers in the diet. (reference.com)
  • Crescent Select is made of alpha-cellulose (wood pulp) fibers that have been chemically treated to eliminate the acids and lignins that can degrade your artwork and matboard. (dickblick.com)
  • This includes the chemistry, biochemistry, physics and materials science of cellulose and its sources, including wood and other biomass resources, and their derivatives. (springer.com)
  • Potential solutions can be in the source of the cellulose we use, in the improvement of our waterborne production process, in the development of new modifications providing improved or completely new functionality, or in the use of alternative cellulose derivatives as modifiers for our products. (akzonobel.com)
  • The presence of high levels of ash can be expected to be detrimental to the process of making cellulose derivatives. (astm.org)
  • Cellulose is an international journal devoted to the dissemination of research and scientific and technological progress in the field of cellulose and related naturally occurring polymers. (springer.com)
  • Siqueira: "Most polymers are water-repellent or hydrophobic, whereas cellulose attracts water - it is hydrophilic. (empa.ch)
  • Polymers CAB tend to be more expensive than their precursor chemical compound of cellulose acetate because additional steps in producing it are necessary. (wisegeek.com)
  • Hydroxypropylmethylcelluloses are water soluble polymers derived from cellulose. (sigmaaldrich.com)
  • The brown rots evolved later from a white rot ancestry and, because they circumvent the lignin and go straight for the hemicellulose and cellulose, they are considered more efficient and is probably why they have been able to dominate boreal forests in more recent times. (redorbit.com)
  • and (ii) one or more flavoring substances having a logP ow of greater than 1.0 embedded into voids of the cellulose at a molecular level, (iii) an accompanying substance selected from the group consisting of hemicellulose, lignin, and mixtures thereof, wherein the total quantity of hemicellulose in relation to the total weight of the accompanying substance (iii) is in the range of 70 to 100 wt. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • Cellulose, along with lignin and hemicellulose, is one of the main constituents of wood. (empa.ch)
  • Basically cellulose is natural materials, purified form of wood, where few compounds such as hemicellulose and lignin are removed," Dipankar Mandal, Assistant Professor of Department of Physics Organic Nano-Piezoelectric Device Laboratory told PTI. (indiatimes.com)
  • In Canada, Fortress Paper Ltd. announced a strategic supplement to the already announced birch usage project at the Fortress Specialty Cellulose Mill aimed at extracting hemicellulose from underutilized species such as birch. (biofuelsdigest.com)
  • Although the giant panda can use noncellulosic material from the bamboo diet using enzymes coded in its own genome, digestion of cellulose and hemicellulose is impossible based on the panda's genetic composition, and must be dependent on gut microbiome. (pnas.org)
  • These applications are based on the modification of cellulose and hemicellulose by partial hydrolysis. (nih.gov)
  • The analyses of the 48.2-million nucleotide genome of S. lacrymans not only allowed the team to compare the gene families involved in the mechanisms by which brown rot break down cellulose and white rot fungi break down both cellulose and lignin, but also how these processes differ within each category. (redorbit.com)
  • For example, Eastwood noted that the chemistry Serpula uses is slightly different from the chemistry that goes on in Postia, though in a larger sense between white rot and brown rot, "what we describe here is a refinement of the genes, what genes are absolutely necessary to break down cellulose," he said. (redorbit.com)
  • In Norway, researchers at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) discovered that the mechanism by which "Lytic Polysaccharide Monooxygenases" or LPMOs break down cellulose is different from what was previously thought. (biofuelsdigest.com)
  • Engineers have shown that a protein vital to the ability of certain bacteria to break down cellulose, one of the most widespread biochemical processes on earth, speeds up the process by corralling enzymes together and ushering them into action. (rochester.edu)
  • Both fungi and bacteria use a concoction of several cellulase enzymes to break down cellulose, long chains of glucose bound tightly together by hydrogen bonds, like a group of pencils bound tightly with rubber bands. (rochester.edu)
  • Cellulose fibrils within plant cell walls provide the foundation for plant structure and are renewable biomaterials that account for most of the world's biomass. (pnas.org)
  • In some places the cellulose fibrils exhibit a more ordered structure. (empa.ch)
  • Cellulose degradation in anaerobic environments. (nih.gov)
  • Because the substrate, cellulose, is insoluble, bacterial and fungal degradation occurs exocellularly, either in association with the outer cell envelope layer or extracellularly. (nih.gov)
  • This brown rot fungus' capacity to break down the cellulose in wood led to its selection for sequencing by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Joint Genome Institute (JGI) in 2007, with the goal of identifying the enzymes involved in the degradation process and using the information to improve cellulosic biofuels production. (redorbit.com)
  • Accordantly, complete cellulose dissolution generally required long residue time or a rise in temperature which can give rise to a degradation of the ILs and/or cellulose. (nature.com)
  • Fungal organisms are considered to be major players in cellulose degradation, but that's because they produce so much more protein. (rochester.edu)
  • Pound for pound, certain bacteria are the real giants of the cellulose-degradation world: They can be 50 times as effective at breaking down cellulose per protein base, says Wu, associate professor of chemical engineering and microbiology and immunology at the University of Rochester. (rochester.edu)
  • Perhaps we can learn from these efficient bacteria and use genetic engineering to endow fungi with the same advantage, so that we'd have both a high volume and a high efficiency of cellulose degradation in one organism. (rochester.edu)
  • The degradation of cellulose nitrate with light and heat, and the products of degradation, are discussed. (mendeley.com)
  • Presumably, these domains assist in the degradation of crystalline cellulose by preventing the enzymes from being washed off from the surface of the substrate, by focusing hydrolysis on restricted areas in which the substrate is synergistically destabilized by multiple cutting events, and by facilitating recovery of the soluble degradation products by the cellulolytic organism. (nih.gov)
  • In the past twenty years, much attention has been devoted to the study and development of polymer nanocomposites using various nanofillers including clay, silica, carbon nanotubes, and cellulose nanofibers [ 1 , 2 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • Interest is also reflected through the increasing number of review papers which provide detailed information on the production of cellulose nanofibers, processing, and characterization of cellulose nanocomposites and new developments, with particular emphasis on their applications [ 3 - 12 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • Cellulose nanofibril/phenol formaldehyde (CNF/PF) composite films with high work of fracture were prepared by filtering a mixture of 2,2,6,6tetramethylpiperidine-1-oxyl (TEMPO) oxidized wood nanofibers and water-soluble phenol formaldehyde with resin contents ranging from 5 to 20 wt%, followed by hot pressing. (usda.gov)
  • We introduce a new breed of self-assembled nematogels formed by an orientationally ordered network of thin cellulose nanofibers infiltrated with a thermotropic nematic fluid. (osti.gov)
  • Along with plant-derived cellulose, the use of bacterial cellulose membranes as wound dressings and skin substitutes is attracting considerable interest due to their innate hydrogel structure as well as their high chemical purity and mechanical properties. (springer.com)
  • Comparison of the predicted plant CESA structure with the solved structure of a bacterial cellulose-synthesizing protein validates the overall fold of the modeled glycosyltransferase (GT) domain. (pnas.org)
  • Treatment of cellulose with nitric acid had produced cellulose nitrate (also known as nitrocellulose ), but the difficulties of working with this highly flammable compound encouraged research in other areas. (britannica.com)
  • It is widespread as well because it replaced common cellulose nitrate compounds, which were known to be highly flammable and to degrade over time more than CAB does. (wisegeek.com)
  • The compounds found their first widespread application during World War I, when they began to replace highly flammable cellulose nitrate coatings on aircraft wings and bodies. (wisegeek.com)
  • The instability of cellulose nitrate adhe. (mendeley.com)
  • A method for identification of cellulose nitrate is given together with the trade names of several common conservation materials which contain it. (mendeley.com)
  • Abstractor's note: The conclusions of the article that cellulose nitrate cannot be regarded as a stable compound and that more research into adhesives for conservation is needed are not new. (mendeley.com)
  • An important commercial contribution was made by British chemist George Miles in 1903-05 with the discovery that, when the fully acetylated cellulose was subjected to hydrolysis , it transformed into a less highly acetylated compound (cellulose diacetate) that was soluble in cheap organic solvents such as acetone. (britannica.com)
  • Products of cellulose hydrolysis are available as carbon and energy sources for other microbes that inhabit environments in which cellulose is biodegraded, and this availability forms the basis of many microbial interactions that occur in these environments. (nih.gov)
  • Cellulose is a simple polymer, but it forms insoluble, crystalline microfibrils, which are highly resistant to enzymatic hydrolysis. (nih.gov)
  • Total hydrolysis of cellulose into glucose, which could be fermented into ethanol, isopropanol or butanol, is not yet economically feasible. (nih.gov)
  • Cellulose is not digested by human beings because the human digestive system does not contain the enzyme cellulase that breakdown the beta acetal linkages and are responsible for the hydrolysis of cellulose into glucose and therefore, human beings are not able to digest cellulose. (bartleby.com)
  • In unaltered cellulose, the X in the molecular structure represents hydrogen (H), indicating the presence in the molecule of three hydroxyl (OH) groups. (britannica.com)
  • A wide range of cellulose gum grades with different viscosities, molecular weights, degrees of substitution and particle sizes are available and products can be customized to meet specific applications. (ashland.com)
  • Additionally, advances in predictive modeling from molecular dynamic simulations of crystalline cellulose to the continuum modeling of composites made with such particles are reviewed (392 references). (nih.gov)
  • In Washington state, researchers at Washington State University Tri-Cities and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have found a new way to define the molecular structure of cellulose, which could lead to cheaper and more efficient ways to make a variety of crucial bioproducts. (biofuelsdigest.com)
  • 6. A process in accordance with claim 1 wherein said melt/spin composition consists essentially of a blend, by weight, of 43% cellulose diacetate and 57% of polyethylene glycol having an average molecular weight of 400 Daltons. (google.com)
  • 7. A process in accordance with claim 1 wherein said malt/spin composition consists essentially of a mixture, by weight, of 43% cellulose diacetate and 57%, by weight, of a mixture of polyethylene glycols of molecular weights 400 and 1450 Daltons and having an average molecular weight of 713 Daltons. (google.com)
  • 8. A process in accordance with claim 1 wherein said melt/spin composition consists essentially of a blend, by weight, of 43% cellulose diacetate and 57% of a mixture of polyethylene glycol of molecular weight 400 Daltons and glycerine of molecular weight 92 Daltons to give a polyol blend having an average molecular weight of 362 Daltons. (google.com)
  • Reliable simulation of molecular adsorption onto cellulose surfaces is essential for the design of new cellulose nanocomposite materials. (warwick.ac.uk)
  • Cellulose insulation is plant fiber used in wall and roof cavities to insulate, draught proof and reduce free noise. (wikipedia.org)
  • The cellulose fiber expands in diameter on absorbing moisture, for which it has a great84 affinity. (dictionary.com)
  • For humans, cellulose is also a major source of needed fiber in our diet. (encyclopedia.com)
  • 4. A process as claimed in claim 1, wherein the water-soluble benzylated resin is applied onto the cellulose fiber material by padding with an aqueous solution which contains from 1 to 50 g/l of the resin. (google.com)
  • This procedure gives dyed cellulose fiber materials which possess adequate fastness to laundering but unsatisfactory fastness to water, to plating and to perspiration. (google.com)
  • German Laid-Open Application No. DOS 2,747,358 discloses a process for the aftertreatment of cellulose fiber materials which have been dyed with reactive dyes, in which the fiber materials are treated with an aqueous solution of polyamines, nylons, polyurethanes and/or polyureas containing secondary and/or tertiary amino groups. (google.com)
  • While cellulose is of very little nutritional value to humans, it provides the fiber necessary for the process of defecation. (reference.com)
  • These are intended for use on unbleached and bleached cellulose in sheeted or bulk fiber form. (astm.org)
  • The word cellulose comes from the French word cellule, for a living cell, and glucose , which is sugar. (wikipedia.org)
  • CESA is a membrane-bound Glycosyltransferase Family 2 (GT-2) enzyme ( 2 ) that catalyzes β-1,4-glucan (cellulose) chain polymerization using UDP-glucose as substrate ( 3 ). (pnas.org)
  • Now scientists are eyeing the process as one way to satiate our future energy demands: The breakdown of cellulose into simpler, useful materials such as cellobiose and glucose is one step in the conversion of biomass materials like trees, waste paper and crops into renewable energy products such as ethanol. (rochester.edu)
  • In this study, we present the adsorption of glucose, cellobiose, and cellotetraose on model surfaces of crystalline cellulose Iα and Iβ. (warwick.ac.uk)
  • The brown rot fungi have somehow circumvented that step to more efficiently get at the cellulose instead of blasting lignin, and it has evolved multiple times in different white rot lineages. (redorbit.com)
  • Cellulose Acetate Propionate is a propionic acid ester of a partially acetylated cellulose. (ewg.org)
  • By comparison, some imidazolium carboxylate ILs displayed better dissolution performance for cellulose including 1-butyl-3-methylimidazolim acetate and propionate ILs, 1-allyl-3-methylimidazolium acetate, propionate and butyrate ILs, and 1, 3-diallylmethylimidazolium acetate, butyrate, acrylate, methoxyacetate and ethoxyacetate ILs. (nature.com)
  • 4. A process in accordance with claim 1 wherein said cellulose ester includes cellulose acetate propionate. (google.com)
  • Now, scientists from Department of Physics at Jadavpur University in Kolkata have built a flexible nanogenerator out of cellulose, an abundant natural material, that could potentially harvest energy from the body -- its heartbeats, blood flow and other almost imperceptible but constant movements. (indiatimes.com)
  • Since our biomedical device ( Cellulose nanogenerator ) is made with cellulose, thus major importance/significance of our research work is it is naturally abundant. (indiatimes.com)
  • The researchers turned to cellulose, the most abundant biopolymer on Earth, and mixed it in a simple process with a kind of silicone called polydimethylsiloxane - the stuff of breast implants - and carbon nanotubes. (indiatimes.com)
  • Cellulose is the world's most abundant biopolymer and is present in virtually all plants. (nsti.org)
  • Cellulolytic microorganisms play an important role in the biosphere by recycling cellulose, the most abundant carbohydrate produced by plants. (nih.gov)
  • This book addresses concepts and novel developments in the rapidly evolving field of cellulose chemistry, providing an emphasis on the fundamental aspects of nanocellulose and microfibrillated cellulose. (wiley-vch.de)
  • Addressing three main topics (chemistry, analysis and novel applications of cellulosic materials), this book provides a panoramic snapshot of state-of-the-art cellulose research. (wiley-vch.de)
  • This book addresses concepts and novel developments in the rapidly evolving field of cellulose chemi. (wiley-vch.de)
  • This process results into shrinkage of the printed part and consequently to a significant increase in the relative amount of cellulose particles within the material. (eurekalert.org)
  • A low amount of cellulose can result in constipation. (reference.com)
  • The digestion of cellulose by cows but not by humans is to be explained. (bartleby.com)
  • The explanation for the digestion of cellulose by cows but not by humans. (bartleby.com)
  • The full exploitation on a commercial scale of the acetone-soluble material was accomplished by two Swiss brothers, Henri and Camille Dreyfus , who during World War I built a factory in England for the production of cellulose diacetate to be used as a nonflammable dope for the coating of fabric airplane wings. (britannica.com)
  • In addition, the new kind of ink from the Empa lab is made from a renewable material - cellulose. (empa.ch)
  • However, the need to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases provides an added incentive for the development of processes generating fuels from cellulose, a major renewable carbon source. (nih.gov)
  • International Cellulose Corporation (ICC) is the world's leading developer and manufacturer of cellulose spray-applied thermal insulation and acoustical finishes. (aecdaily.com)
  • However, manipulating the physical properties of cellulose through biochemical engineering of CESA structure offers many prospects for improved biomaterials. (pnas.org)
  • Biomaterials manufacturing could be a natural extension of the paper and biofuels industries, using technology that is already well-established for cellulose-based materials. (purdue.edu)
  • Cellulose is the most frequently occurring natural polymer on Earth", says Siqueira. (empa.ch)
  • This led to the Federal Consumer Products Safety Commission passing 16 CFR Part 1209, which sets safety standards covering four product attributes for cellulose insulation only: settled density, corrosiveness, critical radiant flux and smoldering combustion. (wikipedia.org)
  • This grade of cellulose is no longer suitable for use in the manufacture of recycled paper products and, as such, it is considered a waste product. (astm.org)
  • Show all 99 recent products that contain CELLULOSE. (ewg.org)
  • Aquasorb™ specialty super-absorbent cellulose gum is designed for maximum water-holding in bakery products for improved appearance, quality and yield. (ashland.com)
  • That makes cellulose attractive to materials scientists who are seeking to manufacture sustainable products with special functions. (eurekalert.org)
  • The ETH researchers used the following trick to densify the printed cellulose products: After printing a cellulose-based water ink, they put the objects in a bath containing organic solvents. (eurekalert.org)
  • While cellulose products are already used in a range of applications, the challenge we face is to enhance and elevate the performance of cellulose-based products to a higher level. (akzonobel.com)
  • Cellulose is a sustainable natural resource and one which can play an increasingly important role in making us less dependent on synthetic products derived from oil. (akzonobel.com)
  • Already today, cellulose products are used in a range of applications, from rheology modifiers in paints, to water retention aids in cementitious mortars, to thickeners in our foodstuffs. (akzonobel.com)
  • The challenge we face is to enhance and elevate the performance of cellulose-based products to a higher level and in so doing expand the use of these products into applications which are currently not accessible to us. (akzonobel.com)
  • Can you help us develop the next generation of cellulose-based products and help us really become less dependent on oil-based synthetics? (akzonobel.com)
  • CFAB™ cellulose products are recyclable and don't produce scrap during manufacturing or installation. (archdaily.com)
  • According to the Cellulose Insulation Manufacturers Association, cellulose insulation products have an NRC (Noise Reduction Coefficient) rating ranging upwards of .80 or higher, meaning that it absorbs 80% or more of the sound with which it comes into contact. (marketwatch.com)
  • Based on products, market is classified as Cellulose Acetate Flakes and Cellulose Ester Plastics. (mynewsdesk.com)
  • Induction of cellulases appears to be effected by soluble products generated from cellulose by cellulolytic enzymes synthesized constitutively at a low level. (nih.gov)
  • International Cellulose has developed such high performance cellulose products such as K-13, SonaSpray "fc", SonaKrete, Ure-K, Protek-13, and Celbar. (aecdaily.com)
  • International Cellulose Corporation has the best noise solution products using cellulose insulation. (aecdaily.com)
  • Four major types of loose-fill cellulose products have been developed under a variety of brand names. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cellulose is among the oldest types of building insulation material . (wikipedia.org)
  • A novel masonry material containing postindustrial cellulose, bentonite clay, and small amounts of other additives (e.g., antifungal, desiccant and water proofing agents) was made and characterized. (astm.org)
  • The overall mechanical properties of the composite material are controlled and tailored by varying the ratio of the primary constituents (postindustrial cellulose and bentonite clay). (astm.org)
  • In anaerobic environments rich in decaying plant material, the decomposition of cellulose is brought about by complex communities of interacting microorganisms. (nih.gov)
  • The new 3D printing technology makes it possible to print filigree and robust structures from a cellulose composite material. (eurekalert.org)
  • This produced a composite material with a cellulose content of the aforementioned 27 volume percent. (eurekalert.org)
  • Some of the byproducts of the paper industry now go to making biofuels, so we could just add another process to use the leftover cellulose to make a composite material," Moon said. (purdue.edu)
  • Bio-cellulose is a plant-based material derived from coconut water. (marykay.com)
  • The flexible bio-cellulose material gives the mask a unique, face-hugging fit that keeps skin in close contact with the complex during your 20 to 30 minutes of pampering "me" time. (marykay.com)
  • This cellulose sound absorber and thermal insulator can be covered with fabric or other decorative material. (archdaily.com)
  • Through an innovative manufacturing process, ecocell is produced as a cellulose-based product made primarily from post-consumer and post-industrial paper, with recycled newspaper as the main raw material. (archdaily.com)
  • Meanwhile, we also presented the affecting factors of the cellulose material fabrication including preparation approach, [A 2 im][CH 3 OCH 2 COO] and cellulose solution concentration. (nature.com)
  • Aside from being the primary building material for plants, cellulose has many others uses. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Thus while some of the food that a plant makes when it converts light energy into chemical energy (photosynthesis) is used as fuel and some is stored, the rest is turned into cellulose that serves as the main building material for a plant. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Since cellulose is the main building material out of which plants are made, and plants are the primary or first link in what is known as the food chain (which describes the feeding relationships of all living things), cellulose is a very important substance. (encyclopedia.com)
  • While the fiberglass industry does a good job of recycling and uses approximately 35 percent recycled material, cellulose manufacturers average over 75 percent recycled content. (doityourself.com)
  • Cellulose insulation material is retailed in easy-to-use spray packages that homeowners can use without any professional help. (doityourself.com)
  • Cellulose insulation material is essentially a recycled product. (doityourself.com)
  • Wu's team and an MIT group headed by renowned industrial microbiologist Arnold Demain discovered that a protein called CipA in the bacterium Clostridium thermocellum organizes several cellulase enzymes into a cohesive unit which it leads to the cellulose material, like a platoon of soldiers following its commander. (rochester.edu)
  • Humans obtain cellulose by ingesting plant material. (reference.com)
  • The sample collected in the truck revealed a total dust concentration of 7.1 mg/m3, and the HAM measured relative particulate concentration peaks greater than 60 mg/m3, with the highest relative concentrations occurring during work activities that involved dumping bags of cellulose material in a hopper. (cdc.gov)
  • The highest relative particulate concentrations were observed when the worker was blowing cellulose material into the small spaces of the attic (the edge) and in close proximity to his body. (cdc.gov)
  • Cellulose has the highest recycled content of any insulation material and also has less embodied energy than fiberglass and other furnace-produced mineral insulation. (wikipedia.org)
  • The giant panda genome codes for all necessary enzymes associated with a carnivorous digestive system but lacks genes for enzymes needed to digest cellulose, the principal component of their bamboo diet. (pnas.org)
  • We detected 13 operational taxonomic units closely related to Clostridium groups I and XIVa, both of which contain taxa known to digest cellulose. (pnas.org)
  • Cows can digest cellulose, but humans can't. (bartleby.com)
  • It considers cellulose decomposing communities in soils, sediments, and aquatic environments, as well as those that degrade cellulose in association with animals. (nih.gov)
  • All organisms known to degrade cellulose efficiently produce a battery of enzymes with different specificities, which act together in synergism. (nih.gov)
  • 2. A process in accordance with claim 1 wherein said melt spin composition contains about 36 to about 43 percent cellulose ester. (google.com)
  • article{osti_1424924, title = {Liquid crystalline cellulose-based nematogels}, author = {Liu, Qingkun and Smalyukh, Ivan I.}, abstractNote = {Physical properties of composite materials can be pre-engineered by controlling their structure and composition at the mesoscale. (osti.gov)
  • Cellulose gum, or sodium carboxyethylcellulose (CMC), from Ashland is widely used as a cost-effective thickener and stabilizer in food and beverages. (ashland.com)
  • Cellulose Gum", accepted as a common or usual name for purified sodium carboxymethylcellulose, may be used in food label ingredient statements. (ashland.com)
  • Cellulose insulation manufacturers have responded to that concern by treating it with fire-retarding chemicals such as boric acid, ammonium sulfate, or sodium borate in the manufacturing process. (doityourself.com)
  • This 100 percent bio-cellulose mask infused with sake, sodium hyaluronate, and antioxidants instantly brightens and revives the skin around the delicate eye area. (sephora.com)
  • The costs incurred by increasing fire testing made cellulose more expensive and the bad publicity helped decrease demand. (wikipedia.org)
  • As such, many efforts have been made to develop novel and efficient solvents of cellulose. (nature.com)
  • Since cellulose is made from newspaper, it obviously will burn if ignited. (doityourself.com)
  • If you've ever made an apple pie and wondered why your apples never got soft - no matter how long you cooked them - it was because the sugar you added plumped the apples' cellulose. (phoenixnewtimes.com)
  • The methodology of composite processing and resulting properties are fully covered, with an emphasis on neat and high fraction cellulose composites. (nih.gov)
  • Cellulose could come from a variety of biological sources including trees, plants, algae, ocean-dwelling organisms called tunicates, and bacteria that create a protective web of cellulose. (purdue.edu)
  • However, previous research using culture methods and small-scale sequencing identified three predominant bacteria from the panda gut- Escherichia coli , Streptococcus , and Enterobacteriaceae-none of which aids in cellulose digestion ( 11 - 13 ). (pnas.org)
  • Cellulose cannot be digested by the human gastrointestinal tract or the bacteria present in it. (reference.com)
  • Since humans are not ruminants and do not harbor bacteria that are capable of breaking down the cellulose structure, the ingested cellulose tends to be excreted. (reference.com)
  • Cellulose biosynthesis has recently been established for a variety of bacteria of diverse origin at the phenotypic and genetic levels. (nih.gov)
  • The biological significance of cellulose production in environmental, commensal and pathogenic bacteria is only punctually resolved. (nih.gov)
  • In most cellulolytic organisms, cellulase synthesis is repressed in the presence of easily metabolized, soluble carbon sources and induced in the presence of cellulose. (nih.gov)
  • 3. A process in accordance with claim 1 wherein said ester consists essentially of cellulose diacetate. (google.com)
  • Cellulose acetate , synthetic compound derived from the acetylation of the plant substance cellulose . (britannica.com)
  • The present invention concerns a flavoring substance-included cellulose, comprising or consisting of cellulose and flavoring substances included in the cellulose, methods for producing such flavoring substance-included celluloses, and mixtures comprising flavoring substance according to the invention. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • Cellulose is the substance that makes up most of a plant's cell walls. (encyclopedia.com)
  • He named this new substance "cellulose" because he had obtained it from the cell walls of plants. (encyclopedia.com)