Fabrication of Honeycomb-Patterned Cellulose Films

Wakako Kasai, Tetsuo Kondo

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Abstract

This paper reports for the first time on the fabrication of honeycomb-patterned cellulose films by casting water in oil emulsion of cellulose acetate onto a glass substrate and subsequent deacetylation treatment. The honeycomb pore size could be controlled from 1 to 100 μm under a saturated water vapor condition. Both cellulose and cellulose acetate films with honeycomb-pattern are expected to be a two-dimensional model of plant cell walls as well as of micro-wells for single cell cultivation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)17-21
Number of pages5
JournalMacromolecular Bioscience
Volume4
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 21 2004

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biotechnology
  • Bioengineering
  • Biomaterials
  • Polymers and Plastics
  • Materials Chemistry

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