Essays Tagged: "Cellulose"

Dr. develops No calorie fat substitute

rst step of the hydrogen peroxide and the centrifuge. That made it smooth. Now, it is a fine, white cellulose powder that can be made into a gel by adding water.Inglett also developed Oatrim. This is ...

(1 pages) 28 0 4.2 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Lipids, Carbs and Protiens. letter form, great info, needs grammatical corrections!

salad--garden--this is composed of vegetables and a fruit, tomato. These vegetables contain mainly cellulose which in reality doesn't do us any good, but that's later. Next we have mashed potatoes an ... attached it is called a starch. There are two types of starch, glycogen which is animal starch and cellulose which is plant starch. Starches take longer to break down, but obviously produce more ener ...

(5 pages) 72 0 3.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Discuss the xylem and phloem. (Structure, Changes in the Xylem of Woody Plants, Transport)

ve secondary cell walls that cover the cell almost completely. Secondary thickenings are made up of cellulose and lignin. Lignin is a tough organic compound that makes wood strong and dense. When the ...

(4 pages) 152 4 4.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

life of george eastman

eople by mass manufacturing easy-to-use cameras and photographic products. Eastman innovations like cellulose roll film; the daylight-loading camera; and the Brownie, the worlds first snapshot camera ...

(9 pages) 109 0 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Biology AT1-osmosis in potatoes.

It will increase in size and not burst as this is due to the fact that the cell walls are made from cellulose, which is extremely strong. After a while the cell does not swell and stops increasing in ...

(6 pages) 40 1 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

AP Biology Essay #7 concerning Evolution, created using the grading rubric, so will be an A+

phyll b and beta-carotene (for getting food), chloroplasts of similar structure, chemically similar cellulose in cell wall, similar peroxismes (which contain enzymes), alike Mitosis and cytokinesis pr ...

(2 pages) 49 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Organic chemistry - ethanol

ks to producing alcohols are:Sugars: there are many different types of sugars some include:Starches:Cellulose:All three of these compounds added with ethanol can create a wide range of alcohols, anyth ...

(1 pages) 47 0 4.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Cell walls revised.

us difference is the presence of a cell wall which surrounds each cell. It is composed primarily of cellulose, a complex carbohydrate made from glucose. Cellulose provides structural support while rem ... tem of microtubules oriented along the axis of cell division which helps to guide the deposition of cellulose. This is also an important difference from the "green algae", which produce a phycoplast d ...

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Year 12 Biology Coursework; Why does raw turnip taste sweeter than raw potato?

oncentration of dissolved sugar.Plant cells have a cell surface membrane. Outside this there is the cellulose cell wall. Inside a plant cell there is a solution of solutes, many of which can be found ...

(7 pages) 22 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


ganisms to survive and grow. The carbohydrate group consists principally of sugar, starch, dextrin, cellulose, and glycogen, substances that constitute an important part of the human diet and that of ... g organisms, carbohydrates serve both essential structural and energy-storage functions. In plants, cellulose and hemicellulose are the main structural elements. In invertebrate animals, the polysacch ...

(1 pages) 48 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Biology Definitions

Cellulose A straight chain polymer of glucose molecules secreted by plants and Used as structural su ... lants and Used as structural supporting material.Cell wall A relatively rigid structure composed of cellulose that encloses the Cells of plants. The cell wall gives these cells their shape and limits ... sphate (ADP), which then becomes upgraded to ATP.Cell wall A relatively rigid structure composed of cellulose that encloses the cells of plants. The cell wall gives these cells their shape and limits ...

(5 pages) 27 0 3.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Medical Marijuana - Legalize

. Smoked marijuana contains over 400 different chemical compounds. One of those compounds is called cellulose. Cellulose is the stiff, starchy material that gives plant stems their rigidity. Another c ...

(5 pages) 42 1 1.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Maintaining a Balance

.Maltose maltaseglucose + glucose(substrate)(enzyme)Cattle, kangaroos, sheep, etc., consume lots of cellulose.cellulosecellulose glucosefats (lipids) lipase fatty acids + glycerolprotein protease amin ... broken down, water could be added to the broken ends.During the synthesis of some polymers such as cellulose and proteins, water is one of the products.Water has a high specific heat capacity and it ...

(15 pages) 50 0 0.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Tim The Tool

ong the peptide was we needed to find what amino acids that made up the peptide. To do this we used cellulose strips. We measured 1.5 cm from one end of the cellulose strip. This was where we would ap ... ry it, then add another drop; this was repeated three times. After this was completed we placed the cellulose strips in a chromatography tube with .5 cm of solvent mixture with the application point c ...

(2 pages) 1558 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry


hence, the cell is likely to swell up. In a plant cell, there are many structures, which include a cellulose cell wall. This outer structure gives the cell a fixed shape and can resist changes in pre ...

(2 pages) 16 0 5.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

bio212 essay

1BIO212 MicrobiologyExam 1Essay PortionStarch, cellulose, dextran, and glycogen are polysaccharides. How are they similar? To what are their differ ... lar? To what are their different properties due? Why cant an enzymes that hydrolyzes starch degrade cellulose?Starch - a polysaccharide carbohydrate consisting of a large number of glucose monosacchar ... he creation of a branch. So, glycogen is the "animal equivalent"of amylopectin and is more branched.Cellulose - Cellulose is a polysaccharide consisting of a linear chain of several hundred to over te ...

(4 pages) 3 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Microbiology