Results for: Cellulose

In Biology

Why do plants have cellulose?

The plant cells have a cell wall made up of cellulose to allow them to be semi- permeable to water. Cellulose helps the plants in the process of osmosis and digestion.
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What does cellulose do to your body?

  According to my last nutrition course, and book, Understanding Nutrition, 9th Ed., by Whitney and Rolfes, 2002, cellulose speeds up GI transit, it delays the absorption (MORE)
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Where do plants get cellulose?

Cellulose is made from sugar, bonded together into a more complex  molecule, and sugar is produced by photosynthesis. Hence, plants  make their own cellulose.
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Why is cellulose insoluble?

In cellulose, glucose monomers are added to produce linear polymer chains that can align side by side, favouring interchain hydrogen bonding. These interchain links produce a (MORE)

Is cellulose a monomer?

  cellulose is a polymer. it a chain of repeating monomers. the monomer for cellulose is glucose.   cellulose is a polymer. it a chain of repeating monomers. the monome (MORE)
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Where do you find cellulose?

You should look in the cell walls of plants if trying to find  cellulose.
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What does cellulose do?

"Cellulose" is the systematic name for cotton. It is a fuel (it burns) and can be nitrated with a mixture of nitric and sulfuric acid to form Nitrocellulose, a high explosive. (MORE)

What is edible cellulose?

In organic chemistry, cellulose is a polysaccharide that is the primary structural component of green plants. So in this instance, cabbages, green beans, collard greens would (MORE)