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    • Synthesis and characterization of dialdehyde cellulose nanofibers from O. sativa husks 

       Makhanu, David Sujee; Mugo, Samuel Mutuura ; Gachanja, Anthony Ngure ; Kareru, Patrick Gachoki ; Madivoli, Edwin Shigwenya  (SN Applied Sciences, 2019-06)
      Periodate oxidation of cellulose breaks the C2–C3 bond of the glucose repeating units forming two vicinal aldehyde groups that are amenable to further reactions. In this article, effects of reaction conditions during the ...