Fraction of cell wall that is cellulose in mature wood

Range 43-48 %
Organism Poplar Populus sp.
Reference Mellerowicz EJ, Baucher M, Sundberg B, Boerjan W. Unravelling cell wall formation in the woody dicot stem. Plant Mol Biol. 2001 Sep47(1-2):239-74. Table - link PubMed ID11554475
Primary Source 1) Goring, D.A.I. and Timell,T.E. 1962. Molecular weight of native celluloses.TAPPI 45:454–460. (2) Panshin, A.J. and deZeeuw, C. 1980. Textbook of Wood Technology. McGraw-Hill, NewYork. (3) McDougall, G.J.,Morrison, I.M., Stewart, D., Weyers, J.D.B. and Hillman, J.R.1993. Plant ?bres: botany, chemistry and processing for industrial use .J. Sci. Food Agric.62:1–20.
Entered by Uri M
ID 105107