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C6429 Sigma-Aldrich

α-Cellulose

BioReagent, suitable for insect cell culture

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Properties

Related Categories Carbohydrate, Cell Biology, Cell Culture, Companion Products and Reagents, Insect Platform,
biological source   natural (organic)
product line   BioReagent
assay   97-102%
form   powder
application(s)   cell culture | insect: suitable
InChI key   GUBGYTABKSRVRQ-WFVLMXAXSA-N

Description

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

5 kg in poly drum

500 g in poly bottle

Other Notes

Non-nutritive bulk

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
RTECS 
FJ5691460
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

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