C6429

Sigma-Aldrich

α-Cellulose

BioReagent, suitable for insect cell culture

CAS Number:
EC Number:
MDL number:
NACRES:
NA.75

biological source

natural (organic)

Quality Level

product line

BioReagent

assay

97-102%

form

powder

application(s)

cell culture | insect: suitable

InChI key

GUBGYTABKSRVRQ-WFVLMXAXSA-N

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General description

In general, α-cellulose is produced from wood pulp by base catalyzed hydrolysis. It is considered to be insoluble in 17.5% basic solution and possesses a greater molecular weight than cellulose.

Application

α-Cellulose has been used:
  • As a component of nutrient-rich diet, to study how nutrition affects individual fitness and insecticide efficacy among German cockroaches.
  • As a carbon source for Schizophyllum commune culture.
  • To study the effect of cellulose on the content of minerals in the femur of rats.

Packaging

500 g in poly bottle
5 kg in poly drum

Other Notes

Non-nutritive bulk

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

RIDADR

NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Introduction to Polymer Chemistry, 117-168 (2012)
Handbook of Flavoproteins: Oxidases, Dehydrogenases and Related Systems, 126-126 (2016)
The alpha-glucuronidase Agu1 from Schizophyllum commune is a member of a novel glycoside hydrolase family (GH115)
Chong SL, et al.
Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 90(4), 1323-1323 (2011)
Insecticide resistance and nutrition interactively shape life-history parameters in German cockroaches
Jensen K, et al.
Scientific Reports, 6, 28731-28731 (2016)
Effect of pectin and cellulose on the content of minerals in the femur of rats
Krzysik M, et al.
Polish Journal of Food and Nutrition Sciences, 59(4) (2009)

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