Results for: Cellulose

In Science

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)
In Health

What is hydroxyethyl cellulose?

Hydroxyethyl cellulose is a gelling and thickening agent derived from cellulose. It is widely used in cosmetics, cleaning solutions, and other household products.
In Biology

Is cellulose a steroid?

No, it is a poly-saccharide ... of glucose - so is glycogen. Both glycogen and cellulose are polymers of the monomer Glucose - the two different ways that the two are chemical (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)

What is a cellulosic feedstock?

"Cellulosic" means that the material contains cellulose. Cellulose is found in wood, paper, grass and other plant matter. If it is used as a starting point for producing somet (MORE)