Description

The proceedings of the Cellucon Trust conference held in Lund, Sweden, in 1993. The latest scientific advances are covered, environmental concerns and the consequent economic costs are dealt with. The papers have surprisingly wide applications across a number of industries, including food processing, pharmaceuticals, chemical processing, civil engineering and composite materials production.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Biosynthesis and biodegredation of cellulose. Part 2 Structure and reactivity of cellulose. Part 3 Derivatives of cellulose and their properties. Part 4 Association thickening and gelation of cellulosics etc.. Part 5 Applications of cellulosics. Part 6 Wood, pulp and fibres.

Details

No. of pages:
608
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 1995
Published:
Imprint:
Woodhead Publishing
eBook ISBN:
9781845698539
Print ISBN:
9781855732124

About the editors

J F Kennedy

John F. Kennedy is Director of the Birmingham Carbohydrate and Protein Tehcnology Group, School of Chemistry, University of Birmingham. He is Director of Chembiotech laboratories and is also Professor of Applied Chemistry at The North East Wales Institute of higher Education (NEWI). He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, the Institute of Management, the Institute of Food Science and Technology and the Institute of Biology. He is also editor of the journal, Carbohydrate Polymers.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Birmingham

Glyn O. Phillips

Glyn O. Phillips is Chairman of Phillips Hydrocolloids Research Ltd, UK. Glyn O. Phillips is a internationally renowned expert on hydrocolloids and food proteins. Along with Peter A. Williams he was the founder of the international journal Food Hydrocolloids, founding Directors of the Food Hydrocolloids Trust and the Gums and Stabilisers for the Food Industry Conferences.

Affiliations and Expertise

Phillips Hydrocolloid Research Ltd, UK

P A Williams

Peter A. Williams is a director of the Centre for Water Soluble Polymers.

Affiliations and Expertise

The North East Wales Institute, UK

J L Piculell

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Lund, Sweden