Results for: Cellulose

In Biology

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

Why is cellulose made?

  For structural support; you could almost think of it as the plant's skeleton
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What is cellulose board?

Get outa here... < srrsly.. its a thing you put into youre PSP space shuttle ... how could u not know dis?
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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)