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List the Several materials obtained from cellulose.

$\begin{array}{1 1} \text{(a) I-1,4-glycosidic linked d-glucose.} \\ \text{(b)sorghum bagasse , corn stalks} \\ \text{(c) Mercerised cotton ,Gun cotton, Cellulose acetate} \\ \text{(d) Glusose , esters , vegetable fibres}\end{array} $

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1. Mercerised cotton : Cellulose treated with cone. sodium hydroxide  solution acquire silky lustre. It is called mercerissd cotton.

2. Gun cotton:  It is completely nitrated  cellulose , highly explosive in nature and is used in the manufacture of smokeless gun powder, called blasting gelatin.

3. Cellulose acetate:  It is used for making acetate rayon and motion picture films.

4. Cellulosexanthate :  It is obtained by treating cellulose  with sodium hydroxide and carbon disulphide and is the basic material for VISCOSE rayon.

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