Table 5: Dimensions of nanocrystalline cellulose crystal Iα before and after interacting with water molecules.

Cell parameters
(Å) (Å) (Å)

Initial structure94.03859.62072.800
No water molecules91.03154.67784.935
1 water molecule90.44454.78785.189
~200 water molecules92.16556.49685.548