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And J. J. Jen. ) 1986. Chemistry and Function of Pectins. Washington, DC: American Chemical Society. Galliard, T. ) 1987. Starch-Properties and Potential. : Published for the Society of Chemical Industry by Wiley. Gupta, M. K. 2008. Practical Guide for Vegetable Oil Processing. Urbana, IL: AOCS Press. Hon, D. N. ) 1996. Chemical Modification of Lignocellulosic Materials. New York: Marcel Dekker. Kettunen, P. O. 2006. Wood Structure and Properties. Uetikon-Zuerich/Enfield, NH: Trans Tech Publications Ltd.

36. Rearrange the structure to produce isomers that are secondary and tertiary alcohols. 5. 12. 6. What are the differences between amylose and amylopectin? 7. Explain why cellulose exhibits more crystallinity than amylose or amylopectin. 8. What are the differences between hemicellulose and cellulose? 9. Distinguish between the major and minor hemicelluloses of hardwoods, grasses, and softwoods. 10. Define resonance in the context of aromatic compounds and explain the role of resonance structures in the biosynthesis of lignin.

Groups of microfibrils constitute cellulose fibrils, which are part of wood fibers. Properties such as the degree of crystallinity, the degree of polymerization, and the microfibril width vary based on the source, age, and pretreatment of the fiber. Several distinct forms of cellulose are known to exist based on the interaction between individual cellulose chains. Cellulose I is the native form in which individual chains are organized parallel to each other. Two types of intramolecular hydrogen bonding occur within the same chain.

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