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Hemicellulose

hemicellulose ( ) n. Any of several polysaccharides that are more complex than a sugar and less complex than cellulose, found in plant cell walls and.

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Fiber in plants may be identified as pectin, gum, mucilage, cellulose, hemicellulose and lignin. Pectin and gum are water-soluble fibers found inside plant cells. They slow the passage of food through the intestines but do nothing to increase bulk.
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After separating plant matter into cellulose, hemicellulose, and lignin, Zeachem employs a microbe found in the guts of termites to convert cellulose and hemicellulose -- which can account for 61 percent of the material in wood -- into acetic acid.
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Upon comparing the brown rot genome to other types of fungi, researchers discovered that brown rot—which feeds on cellulose and hemicellulose in wood—evolved from white rot, which feeds on lignin and cellulose in wood.
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The developed light weight and highly porous NCC foams were further strengthened by utilizing hemicellulose-based furan resin developed from crop wastes such as rice hulls, corn cobs, oat hulls and wastes of sugar cane processing.

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Hemicellulose - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A hemicellulose is any of several heteropolymers (matrix polysaccharides), such as arabinoxylans, present along with cellulose in almost all plant cell walls.
STRUCTURES OF HEMICELLULOSES AND PECTINS IN WOOD
Hemicellulose
Some monomers of hemicellulose are shown in the sketch : Usually, all of the pentoses are present. There may even be small amounts of L- sugars.
Xyloglucan
Xyloglucans are members of a group of polysaccharides typically refered to as hemicelluloses.
hemicellulose: Definition from Answers.com
hemicellulose ( ) n. Any of several polysaccharides that are more complex than a sugar and less complex than cellulose, found in plant cell walls and.

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