The substance which constitutes the essential part of the solid framework of plants, of ordinary wood, cotton, linen, paper, etc. It is also found to a slight extent in certain animals, as the tunicates. It is a carbohydrate, (C6H10O5)n, isomeric with starch, and is convertible into starches and sugars by the action of heat and acids. When pure, it is a white amorphous mass. See Starch, Granulose, Lignin.
component of plant cell walls that is not digestible by most animals (lignin)
The preponderant and essential constituent of all vegetable tissues and fibres. Basic in the textile and paper making industries. Three types exist in alpha-cellulose, beta-cellulose and gamma-cellulose. Material used in filter medium is bound by impregnation, usually a phenolic resin. Process of manufacture controls the basic weight and pore size to specification. Filter paper, when impregnated with other properties, produces an excellent hydrophobic membrane which is non-water wetting and is used in the second stage of two stage filtration separation equipment. Ideal cellulose material provides for a variety of filtration efficiencies, low initial pressure drop, high wet strength and solids retention.
he main substance in the cell walls of plants, which is used in making paper, artificial fibers, and plastics.
Main plant cell wall constituent: polysaccharide (carbohydrate) consisting of long unbranched chains of linked monosaccharides or simple sugars, in this case glucose (C6H12O6), that does not hydrolyze to form other sugars; compare lignin.
A complex carbohydrate that is the main constituent of plant cells.
A complex carbohydrate that constitutes the cell walls of plants and protist molds.
A complex carbohydrate, (C6H10O5)n, that is composed of glucose units, forms the main constituent of the cell wall in most plants, and is used in the manufacturing of organic roofing materials.
The chemical component of wood that is the structural portion of cell walls.
Matter found in plant cells from which paper and paper products are made.
a polymer of glucose. Poly(Î²1â†’4)--glucose. Starch is chemically identical, but has an alpha linkage between adjacent glucose monomers.
a polysaccharide that is the major complex carbohydrate in plants, especially their cell walls (Morris 1992).
The chief component of the cell walls or woody structure of plants; the fibrous material remaining after the non-fibrous components of wood have been removed by pulping and bleaching operations, used in making paper.
(n) the carbohydrate that is the main part of the cell walls of plants. Cellulose is nondigestible by humans because we to not produce the enzyme cellulase. Cellulose provides the bulk (or fiber) needed for proper functioning of the digestive and intestinal systems.
Thickener from plant cell walls
A complex carbohydrate. Cellulose is a source of dietary fibre because it can't be digested.
Fibrous substance of wood, cotton and other vegetable matter.
Main part of the cell wall of a plant.
In chemical terms, a chain molecule consisting of glucose elements (polysaccharides). As the most important constituent of paper, cellulose provides strength, either in the form of wood or plant fibers, or in the form of chemical pulp, which consists of pure cellulose fibers. Cellulose is used not only in paper production, but also as a base material for plastics and fibers.
polymer from plant cell walls; used as a thickener and emulsifier.
the main constituent of plant cell wans.
A complex carbohydrate composed of glucose units linked together in a form that humans cannot digest.
A structural polysaccharide of plants composed of linear chains of glucose. Present in the diet of man and many animals.
The chief constituent of the cell walls of all plants. All plants contain tissue that, when properly processed, will yield cellulose. Cotton in its raw state contains about 91% and is the purest form of natural cellulose. Other sources for papermaking include hemp (77%), softwoods & hardwoods (57% to 65%), and kozo (66% to 77%).
n. (Fr. from L. cellula, dim. of cella, a small room) the chief substance composing the cell walls or woody part of plants; a carbohydrate of unknown molecular structure but having the composition represented by the empirical formula (C6H10O5)x.
Cellulose is a complex carbohydrate that is produced by all green land based plants. The cellulose collected from trees accounts for a large majority of the primary cellulose fibre that is utilised in the paper making process.
A structural polysaccharide made of glucose units linked together by (1n4) glycosidic bonds. It forms long microfibrils, which are the major component of plant cell walls. ( Figure 22-31)
An indigestible polysaccharide made of many glucose molecules.
a common material of plant cell walls first noted in 1838. Chemically, it is a complex carbohydrate composed of glucose units. Products like paper, textiles (rayon), pharmaceuticals, and smokeless gunpowders are manufactured from it.
a complex carbohydrate that constitutes the chief part of the cell walls of higher plants and yields fiber for many products.
carbohydrate polymer of the simple sugar glucose. It is found in the cell walls of plants and green algae, as well as dinoflagellates. Cellulose is the most abundant compound on earth that is manufactured by living things.
The principal carbohydrate constituent of plant cell membranes. It is made available to ruminants through the action of cellulolytic bacteria in the rumen.
a naturally occurring polysaccharide made up solely of glucose units
the main constituent in the cell wall of plants.
The predominant material used in the manufacture of all grades of paper and paperboard. It is a carbohydrate, white in color, consisting of 44.4% carbon, 6.2% hydrogen and 49.4% oxygen. Cellulose is the preponderant component of all vegetable tissues and fibers and is the most important abundant organic material on earth.
Cellulose is a polymer of six-carbon sugar molecules. It is the main component in plant cell walls. Cellulose is generally undigestable by animals.
The fundamental constituent of all vegetative tissue; the most abundant material in the world.
The principal chemical constituent of the cell wall of higher plants.
a biological polymer of glucose.
sell-you-loze Substance from which cell walls are made.
This is a carbohydrate, that is made of chains of glucose molecules that provides the structural component of plant cell walls. Human are unable to digest it, but it is important to our diet as it makes up dietary fibre or roughage, and aids in the healthy functioning of the digestive system.
A long chain of tightly bound sugar molecules that constitutes the chief part of the cell walls of plants.
The principal chemical constituent of cell walls of plants: a long chain of simple sugar molecules.
An insoluble fibre. Part of the cell walls of all plant cells.
A polymeric organic compound composed of glucose subunits abundant in the walls of plant cells.
a complex carbohydrate making up a major part of plant cell walls.
Fibers that come from a plant source, such as cotton, linen, ramie, and rayon.
a polysaccharide of glucose units that forms plant cell walls.
Long chain of linked glucose molecules usually forming the walls of plant cells.
most commonly occurring carbohydrate; cotton, jute, flax, and hemp are almost pure cellulose
Cellulose is a polysaccharide carbohydrate composed of linked glucose units. It is the main consitutent of plant cell walls and is the most common organic compound on Earth.
a complex carbohydrate that is the chief element of all plant tissues and fibers.
basic substance of paper manufacture derived from plant tissues.
The chief constituent of the cell walls of plants. Cellulose is used in making plastics, fibers, and paper.
a carbohydrate common to plants which is a major component of plant cell walls.
A long-chain, branched polysaccharide that forms the cell walls of plants.
a complex carbohydrate that stiffens a plant: Tough stems contain stiff cellulose.
It is the main component of many fibrous plant products, including paper and some cloth.
a fibrous carbohydrate found in the cell walls of plants.
The fiber in plants which human beings do not digest (though cows and rabbits can).
the substance which makes up the essential parts of tissues and fibres in plants, wood, linen and paper.
Cellulose is a complex carbohydrate found in plants, as the basic components of their cell walls. It is soluble in water and indigestible for human beings and other mammals, but plays an important role for digestion.
A major component in the structure of all plants. A derivative of cellulose is the major component of most cigarette filters.
A harmless no-calorie indigestible carbohydrate found in some fruits and vegetables, such as the white fiber found adjacent to the skin of an orange or grapefruit. Cellulose is often listed as an ingredient in "low-cal" and "diet" prepared packaged foods. Cellulose is excellent dietary fiber.
The chief substance composing the cell walls or fibres of all plant tissue
The principal polysaccharide of plant cell walls.
A naturally occurring polysaccharide consisting solely of glucose units and found in most plants. It is the main constituent of dried woods, jute, flax, hemp, etc.
The main component of plant cell walls and a fiber used in many products.
The chief component of the walls of plant cells, this versatile substance is used in the paper and textile industry.
the framework of cell walls in a plant
A carbohydrate, main constituent of cell walls of plants.
The basic substance of papermaking: the main part of the cell wall of the plant. Cellulose fibres are not pure enough (except for cotton) to be used directly for papermaking.
A material derived from the cell walls of certain plants. Cellulose is used in the production of many vegetable fibers, as well as being the major raw material component used in the production of the manufactured fibers of acetate, rayon, and triacetate.
A type of unbranched polysaccharide carbohydrate that is composed of glucose sugars.
Fibrous substance of wood, cotton, or other vegetable matter.
One of the main ingredients of plant cell walls, this indigestible carbohydrate is an important source of insoluble fiber.
the main constituent of all plant tissues and fibers, used in the manufacture of many fibrous products, including paper, textiles, and explosives; derivatives of cellulose are used in our finish products.
Plant fiber construction
a fibrous polysaccharide that is the main component in plant cell walls.
A polysaccharide carbohydrate composed of linked glucose units in an indigestible form. It is the main constituent of plant cell walls.
A long, tough carbohydrate molecule that makes up the walls of plant cells. When we eat plants, we find cellulose difficult to digest and call it dietary fibre.
A fibrous part of plants used to manufacture paper/textiles.
The carbohydrate that is the principal constituent of wood and forms the framework of the cells.
polysaccharide that is composed of unbranched chains of glucose; the major structural carbohydrate of plants, insoluble in water, and indigestible in the human intestine. PICTURE 1 PICTURE 2
A carbohydrate that is the principal component of wood. It is made of linked glucose molecules that strengthens the cell walls of most plants.
Vegetable origin material, in fibrous form used as a filter medium.
The primary constituent of pulp. Chemically, cellulose is a long-chained carbohydrate consisting of repeating chains of a single simple sugar, glucose. See also hemi-cellulose.
a polysaccharide composing cell walls.
apolysaccharide that serves as a structural molecule in plants
A complex carbohydrate that is composed of glucose units, forms the main constituent of the cell wall in most plants, and is important in the manufacture of numerous products, such as pharmaceuticals.
The principal component of cell walls of plants, composed of a long chain of tightly bound sugar molecules.
the basic structural component of plant cell walls, making them rigid and "boxed" shaped
(C6H10O5)n; linear polysaccharide consisting of glucose units; major component of biomasses and plant fibres; major component of pulp and paper; yields glucose upon hydrolysis; obtained as major component in the pulp from the Chempolis process; can be produced in high purity by the Chempolis process. See also: pulp
This is a carbohydrate that makes up the cell walls of plant cells. It cannot be digested by enzymes in the human gut. A component of fibre.
A carbohydrate that is the primary component of plants' cell walls. Cellulose is found in wood, cotton, linen, jute, hemp and all of the best, leaf & stem fibers. It's used as a basic raw material in the manufacturing of rayon acetate and triacetate.
a natural polymer found in wood and other plant material.
The carbohydrate that is the principal constituent of wood. It forms the framework of wood cells.
nondigestible carbohydrate found in the outer layers of plants. Important for bulk producing ability.
A complex carbohydrate which is synthesised by all green land plants. Cellulose obtained from trees account for over 90% of primary cellulose fibre used in the paper making process.
Chemically, a complex carbohydrate. The chief constituent of the cell walls of plants, and consequently the chief constituent of many fibrous plant products such as paper and board, and cotton, linen and rayon cloth. The traditional Western plants providing cellulose for paper were cotton and linen ('rag' paper). Wood is the major source of papermaking fibres today.
A polysaccharide, made from units of glucose, that is the principal material in the cell walls of plants. Cellulose also is found in natural fibers, such as cotton, and is used as a raw material in manufacturing such products as paper.
chemically a carbohydrate, which is the chief component of the solid structure of plants, wood, cotton, linen, etc. The source of the cellulosic family of plastics
Indigestible fibre in foods.
Cellulose is major component of plant cell walls, and is considered a type of insoluble dietary fiber.
Cellulose; this fiber processed to make cellophane and rayon, and more recently Modal, a textile derived from beechwood cellulose. ;
A complex polymer of glucose molecules. The fundamental cell wall constituent in all green plants.
The chief component of the cell walls of plants, composed of a long chain of repeating glucose units. Cellulose can only be digested by bacteria, which often grow symbiotically in the guts of animals like ruminants and termites.
The cell wall and structural component of plants. Used as a thickener and emulsifier in creams and lotions.
A compound formed of linked glucose (sugar) molecules; forms the fibers in plant cell walls
An insoluble carbohydrate found in the husk of barley.
A complex carbohydrate of the cell walls of plants. Ruminants can digest cellulose since they have the appropriate bacteria in their stomachs.
polysaccharide that consists of a long unbrached chain of glucose units; cellulose is the main constituent of the cell walls of most land plants
The main structural material of plants, the fibres of which are used for textiles, paper and synthetic resins.
A complex carbohydrate that is the largest single component of plant cell walls and is also found in the cell walls of many other organisms. Cellulose is dense and rigid and provides structure for much of the natural world. Mammals cannot digest cellulose, so it serves as insoluble dietary fiber that helps move food through the digestive tract.
The structural portion of wood; comprises the cell walls of woody plants.
Chemically, a polymer composed of glucose monomers. It is the main constituent of plant fibres.
is derived from the walls of plants and used as an emulsifier and thickener in skin care products.
a major non-digestible structural constituent of plants.
The fibrous carbohydrate that provides the structural backbone for plants: plant fiber.
Main component of the fibers of plant material such as wood or cotton that are used to produce paper products.
A polysaccharide made of repeating glucose subunits characterized by relative inability to dissolve in water. Cellulose makes up the cell walls of plants and many algae and is one of the most abundant organic compounds on the planet. Wood and cotton are examples of substances consisting of cellulose.
A complex carbohydrate present in the cell walls of plant cells.
A type of carbohydrate. Primary component used in the construction of plant cell walls.
carbon component of plants, not easily digested by microorganisms.
The chief constituent of the cell walls of all plants used to manufacture pulp.
A complex carbohydrate used in the plant to form harder structures like cell walls and fibre.
The chief part of fibrous products that are used to make the filter media for many cartridge filters. Sometimes referred to as â€œpaperâ€ media.
C6H10O5)x: a polysaccharide composed of D-glucopyranoside units. It forms the cell walls and fibrous structure of many plants, and is the chief constituent of paper and wood.
Glucose polysaccharide that is the main component of plant cell walls. Most abundant polysaccharide on earth.
Complex carbohydrate (C6H10O5)n formed of microfibrils of glucose molecules. Chief constituent of the cell walls of plants, and consequently chief constituent of many fibrous plant products such as paper and board, and cotton, linen and rayon cloth.
polysaccharide that is the chief constituent of all plant tissues and fibers. Some plant materialss, like cotton, are almost entirely cellulose, where others have less cellulose (like wood). find all NHC pages containing: cellulose
Cellulose (C6H10O5)n is a long-chain polymeric polysaccharide of beta-glucose . It forms the primary structural component of green plants. The primary cell wall of green plants is made of cellulose; the secondary wall contains cellulose with variable amounts of lignin.