Bacterial cellulose is an exopolysaccharide produced by various species of bacteria such as in the genera Gluconacetobacter, Agrobacterium, Achromobacter, Azotobacter, Rhizobium, Sarcina, Salmonella, Enterobacter, etc. In recent years, bacterial cellulose has been focused for the development of acoustic diaphragms, specialty membranes, biomedical wound care products, scaffold for tissue engineering, etc.
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