Subject: What is the reaction between cellulose and sodium hydroxide?
Date: Wed Jun 2 10:19:49 1999
Posted by jill williams
Grade level: 10-12
School: JEB Stuart HS
City: Falls Church State/Province: VA
Area of science: Biochemistry
We are looking into the amount of cellulose in wood vs. how well
wood burns. We are thinking that the reaction between NaOH and
cellulose may give us insight to the amount of cellulose in wood.
Perhaps you know a better test for cellulose?
Thanks for your help!
Re: What is the reaction between cellulose and sodium hydroxide?
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