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Nitrocarboxy derivatives of cellulose

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    New nitrocarboxy derivatives of cellulose containing 21–25% of carboxyl groups and 2–6% of nitrogen have been obtained.

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    Oxides of nitrogen oxidize the CH2OH groups in the open rings of the modified cellulose to COOH groups.

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Kuznetsova, Z.I., Ivanov, V.S. & Shmyygina, N.N. Nitrocarboxy derivatives of cellulose. Russ Chem Bull 12, 1546–1548 (1963).

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  • Oxide
  • Nitrogen
  • Cellulose
  • Carboxyl
  • Open Ring