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Nature of a Hemicellulose extracted from Cellulose with Water

Naturevolume 175pages990991 (1955) | Download Citation



DURING the course of investigations leading te the development in this laboratory of the phenol–sulphuric acid procedure for the quantitative determination of sugars1, small amounts of water-soluble carbohydrate impurities were detected in the paper (Whatman No. 1) used for separating mixtures of sugars.

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  1. Institute of Agriculture, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, 1, Minnesota

    • G. W. HUFFMAN
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    •  & F. SMITH


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