Etherification of Cellulose

  • Thomas Heinze
  • Omar A. El Seoud
  • Andreas Koschella
Part of the Springer Series on Polymer and Composite Materials book series (SSPCM)


Cellulose ethers are of huge importance and produced commercially in large scales; the worldwide consumption of cellulosic ethers in 2006 was estimated to be 637,000 t.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas Heinze
    • 1
  • Omar A. El Seoud
    • 2
  • Andreas Koschella
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für Organische Chemie und Makromolekulare ChemieUniversität JenaJenaGermany
  2. 2.Institute of ChemistryUniversity of São PauloSão PauloBrazil

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