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36.3 x 27.9 cm ⏐ 14.3 x 11.0 in (300dpi)
DAVID MCCARTHY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY DAVID MCCARTHY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Filter paper. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of the cut end of a piece of filter paper showing its many cellulose fibres. Cellulose is a polysaccharide that is the main constituent of all plant tissues and fibres. Filter paper is a porous material used for separating the liquid and solid parts of a suspension and, being made from wood pulp, is almost pure cellulose. Magnification: x180 when printed 10 centimetres wide.
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