7. Synthesis, Chemistry and Properties of Hemicelluloses

  1. David Plackett
  1. Ann-Christine Albertsson1,
  2. Ulrica Edlund1 and
  3. Indra K. Varma2

Published Online: 6 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119994312.ch7

Biopolymers - New Materials for Sustainable Films and Coatings

Biopolymers - New Materials for Sustainable Films and Coatings

How to Cite

Albertsson, A.-C., Edlund, U. and Varma, I. K. (2011) Synthesis, Chemistry and Properties of Hemicelluloses, in Biopolymers - New Materials for Sustainable Films and Coatings (ed D. Plackett), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119994312.ch7

Editor Information

  1. Risø National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy, Technical University of Denmark, Roskilde, Denmark

Author Information

  1. 1

    Fiber and Polymer Technology, School of Chemical Science and Engineering, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden

  2. 2

    Centre for Polymer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 15 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470683415

Online ISBN: 9781119994312

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Keywords:

  • Synthesis, Chemistry and Properties of Hemicelluloses;
  • Structure;
  • Sources;
  • Extraction Methodology;
  • Modifications;
  • degree of polymerization (DP);
  • lignin–carbohydrate complexes (LCCs);
  • hydroxylethylmethacrylate (HEMA);
  • old corrugated container (OCC)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Structure

  • Sources

  • Extraction Methodology

  • Modifications

  • Applications

  • Concluding Remarks

  • References