Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Beta Cellulose

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_1256

n One of the three forms of cellulose. It has a lower degree of polymerization than the alpha form. With gamma cellulose it is known as hemicellulose. Also see  Alpha Cellulose and  Gamma Cellulose.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA