Tuesday, January 22, 2008

IIT JEE Cellulose

Cellulose is an organic compound with the formula (C6H10,O5)n, a polysaccharide consisting of a linear chain of several hundred to over ten thousand linked glucose units.

Cellulose is the structural component of the primary cell wall of green plants,

Cellulose is taste- and odorless, hydrophilic, not soluble in water or most organic solvents, chiral and biodegradable.

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