oxycellulose definition

  • noun:
    • A white amorphous substance, C18H26O16 or C36H60O31, produced by boiling cellulose with nitric acid. Various other types have been made by the action of potassium chlorate (C24H38O21)(?), bromine water (C12H20O11), and hydrogen peroxid (C36H62O31). The composition among these compounds is uncertain. See celloxin.

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