MilliporeSigma
All Photos(4)

C6288

Sigma-Aldrich

Cellulose

fibers, (medium)

Synonym(s):
Cellulose powder, Cotton linters
CAS Number:
EC Number:
MDL number:
NACRES:
NA.56

form

fibers

Quality Level

particle size

(medium)

Looking for similar products? Visit Product Comparison Guide

General description

Cellulose, a β-glucan insoluble in water is an important constituent of plant cell wall. It is a tough, fibrous polysaccharide, which has a linear chain of glucose residues, linked with β-1,4 bond. Plants produces this biopolymer abundantly.

Application

Cellulose (medium fibers) is used in metabolic pathway and carbohydrate applications. Cellulose has been used to study biofuel and biorefinery applications.
Cellulose has been used:
  • for biomass analysis in pyrolysis process
  • in column chromatography to purify organisms from uninfected erythrocytes and white cells
  • as a standard in fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR) to study conformational characteristics of bacterial cellulose (BC) obtained from Hestrin-Schramm (HS) medium
  • as a control in diet-related animal studies to evaluate the hypocholesterolemic activity of botryosphaeran
High purity cellulose powders for partition chromatography.

Packaging

100, 250 g in poly bottle
1 kg in poly drum

Biochem/physiol Actions

Cellulose helps in maintaining the structural stability of plant cell walls. It is an important component of paper and fabrics made from cotton, and linen.

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

Enter Lot Number to search for Certificate of Analysis (COA).

Certificate of Origin

Enter Lot Number to search for Certificate of Origin (COO).

Our team of scientists has experience in all areas of research including Life Science, Material Science, Chemical Synthesis, Chromatography, Analytical and many others.

Contact Technical Service