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Cellulose

"Cellulose" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A polysaccharide with glucose units linked as in CELLOBIOSE. It is the chief constituent of plant fibers, cotton being the purest natural form of the substance. As a raw material, it forms the basis for many derivatives used in chromatography, ion exchange materials, explosives manufacturing, and pharmaceutical preparations.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Cellulose" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Cellulose" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 76 publications over 27 distinct years, with a maximum of 7 publications in 2018
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