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Within the past years since the 8th
Cellulose Conference convened, the field of cellulose biogenesis
has made significant progress. We are now on the verge of understanding
how cellulose microfibrils are assembled by living cells. The
breakthrough in this research has taken a circuitous pathway involving
biochemical, ultrastructural, and cytological research methods.
In this presentation, we cover the more recent and exciting advancements
in cellulose biogenesis with the objectives of providing a groundwork
for continuing and future investigations.