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Lignins: Major sources structure and properties
KTH, School of Chemical Science and Engineering (CHE), Fibre and Polymer Technology.
KTH, School of Chemical Science and Engineering (CHE), Fibre and Polymer Technology.
2008 (English)In: Monomers, polymers and composites from renewable resources / [ed] M.N. Belgacem and A. Gandi, Elsevier, 2008, 201-224 p.Chapter in book (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

Lignin is one of the most predominant biopolymers present in plants. Together with cellulose and hemicelluloses, lignin builds up the cell wall in an arrangement which is regulated on the nano-scale and results in lignin-carbohydrate network structures. The molecular complexity of lignin renders all isolation and identification processes difficult and, consequently, many structural questions still remain. This chapter reviews the present knowledge about the formation of lignin in plants, its presence in different types of plants as well as several different approaches taken to reveal the chemical structure, is summarized. Furthermore, this chapter briefly discusses the chemical changes introduced in lignin as the result of different types of delignification processes, such as kraft and sulfite pulping and steam explosion, is included.

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Elsevier, 2008. 201-224 p.
Keyword [en]
Analytical methods, Annual plants, Cellular structures, Dehydropolymerizate (DHP), Hardwoods, Kraft lignins, Lignification, Lignins, Lignosulphonates, Milled wood lignins (MWL), Softwoods, Steam explosion lignins
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SRA - Molecular Bioscience
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URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-52601DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-08-045316-3.00009-0ISI: 000311038500010Scopus ID: 2-s2.0-84882551860ISBN: 13-978-0-08-045316-3 OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-52601DiVA: diva2:467179
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