2.3–2.3.7. General Considerations on Structure and Reactivity of Cellulose: Section 2.3–2.3.7

  1. Prof. Dr. D. Klemm1,
  2. Prof. Dr. B. Philipp2,
  3. Dr. T. Heinze1,
  4. Dr. U. Heinze1 and
  5. Dr. W. Wagenknecht2

Published Online: 26 MAY 2004

DOI: 10.1002/3527601929.ch2d

Comprehensive Cellulose Chemistry: Fundamentals and Analytical Methods, Volume 1

Comprehensive Cellulose Chemistry: Fundamentals and Analytical Methods, Volume 1

How to Cite

Klemm, D., Philipp, B., Heinze, T., Heinze, U. and Wagenknecht, W. (1998) General Considerations on Structure and Reactivity of Cellulose: Section 2.3–2.3.7, in Comprehensive Cellulose Chemistry: Fundamentals and Analytical Methods, Volume 1, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527601929.ch2d

Author Information

  1. 1

    Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Institut für Organische und Makromolekulare Chemie, Humboldtstraße 10, 07743 Jena, Germany

  2. 2

    Max-Planck-Institut für Kolloid- und Grenzflächenforschung, Kantstraße 55, 14513 Teltow-Seehof, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAY 2004
  2. Published Print: 14 MAY 1998

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527294138

Online ISBN: 9783527601929

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Keywords:

  • degradation;
  • hydrolysis;
  • chemical processing

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

2.3

Degradation of Cellulose

2.3.1

Hydrolytic degradation of cellulose

2.3.1.1

Acid hydrolysis of cellulose

2.3.1.2

Enzymatic hydrolysis

2.3.2

Degradation of cellulose by aqueous alkali

2.3.3

Oxidative degradation of cellulose

2.3.4

Mechanical degradation of cellulose

2.3.5

Thermal degradation of cellulose and cellulose derivatives

2.3.6

Radiation degradation of cellulose

2.3.7

Consequences of degradation of cellulose on its chemical processing