- any substance formed naturally or synthetically by the oxidation of cellulose.
Origin of oxycellulose
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The oxycellulose was precipitated from the filtered solution: yield 45 p.ct.
The yield and composition of the oxycellulose was identical with the above.
It is regarded as an oxycellulose, being readily oxidised by exposure to air at 100 C.The Manufacture of Paper
Robert Walter Sindall
An oxycellulose resulted possessing strongly marked aldehydic characteristics.
The oxycellulose nitrate was treated directly with dilute solution of potassium hydrate in the cold.