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Fig. 6 | Biotechnology for Biofuels

Fig. 6

From: Enhanced rates of enzymatic saccharification and catalytic synthesis of biofuel substrates in gelatinized cellulose generated by trifluoroacetic acid

Fig. 6

Relative molecular diameters determined by dynamic light scattering of cellulose after treatment with TFA. Freeze-dried TFA-treated and control celluloses were dissolved at 10 mg mL−1 in 4-methylmorpholino-4-oxide hydrate (NMMO) at 90 °C for 4 h with stirring. Analyses were made in a sample chamber held at 85 °C. C control cotton linter cellulose; Times in hours are incubations at 55 °C after swelling at − 20 °C for 15 h

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