cellulose cellulose  /ˈsɛl jə ˌloʊs/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a polysaccharide that is the chief constituent of all plant tissues and fibers

Usage(s):

  1. Take cellulose, the tough, abundant organic molecule that composes the cell walls of all plants.
  2. Cure: tinting cellulose wrapping paper with a faint yellow dye which obstructs ultraviolet light.
  3. The paper that helps make it all possible is Kimberly-Stevens' Kaycel, a tough blend of 93% cellulose and 7% nylon which is fire resistant unless washed.

News

  1. Georgia-Pacific To Convert Pending Buckeye Technologies Acquisition To Merger Through Shareholder Vote

    June 26, 2013 (Press Release) - Georgia-Pacific LLC and GP Cellulose Group LLC, an entity controlled by Georgia-Pacific, today announced that GP Cellulose Group has chosen to convert to a "long form" merger in the pending acquisition of Buckeye Technologies Inc. (BKI) and to terminate the previously announced tender offer in accordance with the merger agreement with Buckeye Technologies.
    on June 26, 2013     Source: PaperAge.com

  2. Georgia-Pacific To Convert Pending Buckeye Technologies Acquisition To Merger Through Shareholder Vote; Terminates ...

    ATLANTA, June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia-Pacific LLC and GP Cellulose Group LLC, an entity controlled by Georgia-Pacific, today announced that GP Cellulose Group has chosen to convert to a "long ...
    on June 26, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. The U.S. Natural Polymer Market is Expected to Reach USD 7.12 Billion by 2018: Transparency Market Research

    ALBANY, New York, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Transparency Market Research ( http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com ) has released its latest market report, titled, " Natural Polymers (Cellulose ...
    on June 25, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

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Quotes

  1. "We were expecting them to grow on cellulose and we weren't expecting them to grow on antibiotics," Church said.
    on Apr 3, 2008 By: George Church Source: Reuters

  2. "The challenge is to find ways to go farther and to go faster - we must progress to the next level," said Secretary Bodman. "That means we must accelerate the development and deployment of next generation biofuels, fuels made from cellulose,...
    on Oct 7, 2008 By: Samuel Bodman Source: NewsBlaze

  3. "We're going to be looking at NREL for a lot of research into this and we're going to put more money into research on cellulose conversion," Harkin said.
    on Mar 12, 2007 By: Tom Harkin Source: Forbes

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