Synergistic effect of quaternary ammonium hydroxide and crown ether on the rapid and clear dissolution of cellulose at room temperature

Tadashi Ema, Takuzo Komiyama, Satomi Sunami, Takashi Sakai

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Abstract

The simultaneous addition of 40% tetrabutylammonium hydroxide (TBAH) and crown ether (18-crown-6) promptly produced a clear aqueous solution of cellulose (10 wt%) at room temperature.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2523-2525
Number of pages3
JournalRSC Advances
Volume4
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Chemical Engineering(all)

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