cuprammonium cellulose

cuprammonium cellulose

[¦kyü·prə¦mō·nē·əm ′sel·yə‚los]
(textiles)
The cellulose of cotton linters treated with copper sulfate and ammonium.
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Kenji Kamide, Director of Basic Research on Fibre-forming Polymers, Asahi Chemical Industries, Osaka, Japan, discussed the theory of formation of cuprammonium cellulose membranes, and briefly mentioned possible new biomedical applications of these membranes to filter hepatitis and AIDS virus from blood plasma.