Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume


Fundamental Aspects and Current Trends

Edited by Matheus Poletto

University of Caxias Do Sul, Brazil

Cellulose - Fundamental Aspects and Current Trends consists of 10 chapters written by international subject matter experts investigating the characteristics and current applications of this fascinating material. This book will help the reader to develop a deeper understanding about the concepts related to cellulose and the nanocellulose structure, modification, production, dissolution, and application. Biosynthesis mechanisms and medical applications of microbial cellulose are also discussed. This book will serve as the starting point for materials science researchers, engineers, and technologists from diverse backgrounds in physics, chemistry, biology, materials science, and engineering who want to know and better understand the unique characteristics of the most abundant biopolymer on earth.

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CelluloseFundamental Aspects and Current TrendsEdited by Matheus Poletto

Published: December 9th 2015

DOI: 10.5772/59889

ISBN: 978-953-51-2229-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5059-6

Copyright year: 2015

Books open for chapter submissions

36730 Total Chapter Downloads

80 Crossref Citations

79 Web of Science Citations

166 Dimensions Citations


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1. From Cellulose Dissolution and Regeneration to Added Value Applications — Synergism Between Molecular Understanding and Material Development

By Poonam Singh, Hugo Duarte, Luís Alves, Filipe Antunes, Nicolas Le Moigne, Jan Dormanns, Benoît Duchemin, Mark P. Staiger and Bruno Medronho


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2. An Assessment of Surface Properties and Moisture Uptake of Nonwoven Fabrics from Ginning By-products

By Vince Edwards, Paul Sawhney, Alvin Bopp, Alfred French, Ryan Slopek, Michael Reynolds, Chuck Allen, Brian Condon and Joseph Montalvo


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3. Cellulose Grafting by Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization Method

By Nevin Çankaya


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4. Chemical Functionalization of Cellulosic Materials — Main Reactions and Applications in the Contaminants Removal of Aqueous Medium

By Roosevelt D.S. Bezerra, Paulo R.S. Teixeira, Ana S.N.M. Teixeira, Carla Eiras, Josy A. Osajima and Edson C. Silva Filho


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5. Use of Cellulosic Materials as Dye Adsorbents — A Prospective Study

By Fabrícia C. Silva, Luciano C.B. Lima, Roosevelt D.S. Bezerra, Josy A. Osajima and Edson C. Silva Filho


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6. Microbial Cellulose — Biosynthesis Mechanisms and Medical Applications

By Wilton R. Lustri, Hélida Gomes de Oliveira Barud, Hernane da Silva Barud, Maristela F. S. Peres, Junkal Gutierrez, Agnieszka Tercjak, Osmir Batista de Oliveira Junior and Sidney José Lima Ribeiro


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7. Crystalline Nanocellulose — Preparation, Modification, and Properties

By Mikaela Börjesson and Gunnar Westman


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8. Current Trends in the Production of Cellulose Nanoparticles and Nanocomposites for Biomedical Applications

By John Rojas, Mauricio Bedoya and Yhors Ciro


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9. Cellulose - Chitosan Nanocomposites - Evaluation of Physical, Mechanical and Biological Properties

By Guillermo H. Riva, Joaquín García-Estrada, Brenda Vega, Fernando López-Dellamary, María E. Hérnandez and José A. Silva


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10. Nanocellulosic Materials in Tissue Engineering Applications

By Tamilselvan Mohan, Silvo Hribernik, Rupert Kargl and Karin Stana- Kleinschek


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