Origin of hemicellulose
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The hemicellulose of wheat is, therefore, according to the author, pure pentosane.Researches on Cellulose
C. F. Cross
- any of a group of plant polysaccharides that occur chiefly in the cell wall
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- Any of several polysaccharides that are more complex than a sugar and less complex than cellulose and found in plant cell walls.
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