"Developed from a symposium sponsored by the Division of Cellulose, Paper, and Textiles at the 212th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Orlando, Florida, August 25-29, 1996." Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
The role of novel solvents and solution complexes for the preparation of highly engineered cellulose derivatives / Thomas Heinze and Wolfgang G. Glasser -- Regiocontrol in cellulose chemistry : principles and examples of etherification and esterification / D.O. Klemm -- Long-chain cellulose esters : preparation, properties, and perspective / Kevin J. Edgar, Thomas J. Pecorini, and Wolfgang G. Glasser -- Induced phase separation : a new synthesis concept in cellulose chemistry / T. Liebert and Thomas Heinze -- Methods for the selective oxidation of cellulose : preparation of 2,3-dicarboxycellulose and 6-carboxycellulose / A.C. Besemer, A.E.J. de Nooy, and H. van Bekkum -- Reaction of bromodeoxycellulose / N. Aoki, M. Sakamoto, and K. Furuhata -- Cationization of cellulose fibers in view of applications in the paper industry / E. Gruber, C. Granzow, and Th. Ott -- A preliminary study of carbamoylethylated ramie / C.C.L. Poon, Y.S. Szeto, W.K. Lee, W.L. Chan, and C.W. Yip -- Characterization of polysaccharide derivatives with respect to substituent distribution in the monomer unit and the polymer chain / Petra Mischnick -- Characterization of cellulose esters by solution-state and solid-state NMR spectroscopy / Douglas W. Lowman -- 13C NMR structural study on cellulose derivatives with carbonyl groups as a sensitive probe / Y. Tezuka -- Novel approaches using FTIR spectroscopy to study the structure of crystalline and noncrystalline cellulose / T. Kondo, Y. Kataoka, and Y. Hishikawa -- Molecular weights and molecular-weight distributions of cellulose and cellulose nitrates during ultrasonic and mechanical degradation / Marianne Marx-Figini -- Depolymerization of cellulose and cellulose triacetate in conventional acetylation system / Shu Shimamoto, Takayuki Kohmoto, and Tohru Shibata -- Progress in the enzymatic hydrolysis of cellulose derivatives / B. Saake, St. Horner, and J. Puls -- Evidence of supramolecular structures of cellulose derivatives in solution / Liane Schulz, Walther Burchard, and Reinhard Dèonges -- Phase behavior, structure, and properties of regioselectively substituted cellulose derivatives in the liquid-crystalline state / Peter Zugenmaier and Christina Derleth -- Blends of cellulose and synthetic polymers / R. St. J. Manley -- Studies of the molecular interaction between cellulose and lignin as a model for the hierarchical structure of wood / Wolfgang G. Glasser, Timothy G. Rials, Stephen S. Kelley, and Vipul Davé -- A study of the molecular interactions occurring in blends of cellulose esters and phenolic polymers / M.F. Davis, X.M. Wang, M.D. Myers, J.H. Iwamiya, and S.S. Kelley -- Interchain hydrogen bonds in cellulose-poly(vinyl alcohol) characterized by differential scanning calorimetry and solid-state NMR analyses using cellulose model compounds / Tetsuo Kondo and Chie Sawatari -- Supramolecular architectures of cellulose derivatives / M. Schulze, M. Seufert, C. Fakirov, H. Tebbe, V. Buchholz, and G. Wegner -- Surface segregation phenomena in blends of cellulose esters / Ulrike Becker, Jason Todd, and Wolfgang G. Glasser -- Relation between the conditions of modification and the properties of cellulose derivatives : thermogelation of methylcellulose / J. Desbrieres, M. Hirrien, and M. Rinaudo.