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Cellulose

Cellulose, main constituent of the cell walls of plants. Cellulose is a complex carbohydrate with a structure similar to that of starch. Processed cellulose is used in the manufacture of many goods, among them, paper, explosives, fibers, plastics, and adhesives.

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