holocellulose

holocellulose

[¦häl·ō′sel·yə‚lōs]
(biochemistry)
The total polysaccharide fraction of wood, straw, and so on, that is composed of cellulose and all of the hemicelluloses and that is obtained when the extractives and the lignin are removed from the natural material.
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Cellulases and xylanase of an anaerobic rumen fungus grown on wheat straw, wheat straw holocellulose, cellulose, and xylan.
The total carbohydrate fraction termed holocellulose (cellulose plus hemicellulose), involves the cellulose fraction; whereas, other sugars (xylans, galactans, mannans and arabinans) represent the hemicellulose fraction (KLOCK et al.
TAPPI T203 cm-74 for holocellulose, hemicellulose and cellulose content.
2] and lignin contents, and the highest holocellulose content.
The lignin was determined using the TAPPI T222 om-98 standard (Technical Association of Pulp and Paper Industry [Tappi], 2000b), and the holocellulose by the TAPPI T249 cm-00 standard (Technical Association of Pulp and Paper Industry [Tappi], 2000c).
1) The same authors also characterized holocellulose, a term referring to both highly crystalline cellulose and amorphous hemicellulose, degradation at the surface, as its mean molecular mass (cupriethylenediamine method (3)) was reduced by a factor of four after 29 days exposure.
Ash, ash analysis, extractives, holocellulose and lignin content were determined.
Additionally, kenaf as a whole composed of holocellulose (77.
Summary: In the present investigation, extraction of holocellulose from bagassae has been performed.