BGB Ultra™

Blue Goose Biorefineries Inc. BGB Ultra™ CNC is an aqueous suspension of type I cellulose nanocrystals that forms a gel at 8.0% w/w. It is produced with a transition metal catalyzed oxidative process.

Features of BGB Ultra™ include:

Uniform crystal size
  • Non-Newtonian fluid behaviour (thixotropic)
  • Chiral nematic network formation in water
  • Dried films are birefringent
  • No sulfate half ester moiety
Product Safety and Technical Information

Image obtained using FEI Tecnai 12 BioTwin microscope at 120 kV.  Uranyl acetate stain on copper TEM grid coated with amorphous silica.