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Descriptor English: Cellulose
Descriptor Spanish: Celulosa
Descriptor Portuguese: Celulose
Descriptor French: Cellulose
Entry term(s): Acid, Polyanhydroglucuronic
Alphacel
Avicel
Heweten
Polyanhydroglucuronic Acid
Rayophane
Sulfite Cellulose
alpha Cellulose
alpha-Cellulose
Tree number(s): D05.750.078.562.180
D09.698.365.180
D25.720.099.500
J01.637.051.720.099.500
SP4.097.036.614
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002482
Scope note: 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.
Annotation:
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UL ultrastructure
UR urine
Registry Number: 9004-34-6
CAS Type 1 Name: Cellulose
Related: Cellophane MeSH
Paper MeSH
DeCS ID: 2516
Unique ID: D002482
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2006/07/05
Cellulose - Preferred
Concept UI M0003790
Scope note 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.
Preferred term Cellulose
Entry term(s) Acid, Polyanhydroglucuronic
Polyanhydroglucuronic Acid
alpha Cellulose
alpha-Cellulose
Rayophane - Narrower
Concept UI M0372317
Preferred term Rayophane
Avicel - Narrower
Concept UI M0372319
Preferred term Avicel
Heweten - Narrower
Concept UI M0372318
Preferred term Heweten
Sulfite Cellulose - Narrower
Concept UI M0376270
Preferred term Sulfite Cellulose
Alphacel - Narrower
Concept UI M0372320
Preferred term Alphacel



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