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Chemical Lignin

Name Lignin
CAS Type 1 Name Lignin
Equivalent Term Lignins
CAS Registry Number 9005-53-2
Definition The most abundant natural aromatic organic polymer found in all vascular plants. Lignin together with cellulose and hemicellulose are the major cell wall components of the fibers of all wood and grass species. Lignin is composed of coniferyl, p-coumaryl, and sinapyl alcohols in varying ratios in different plant species. (From Merck Index, 11th ed)
Curation Status No associations have been curated for this chemical yet.
MeSH® ID D008031
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Lignin
  3,4-divanillyltetrahydrofuran
  (7,8-cis-8,8'-trans)-2',4'dihydroxyl-3, 5-dimethoxy-lariciresinol
  acetosyringyl-beta-glycoside
  bilignin
  calcium lignosulfonate
  CDSO3 compound
  chlorolignin
  coir
  dibenzodioxocin 5-5-O-4
  Diprim
  guaiacyl monolignol
  isolariciresinol
  isolariciresinol-9-O-beta-D-xyloside
  Kraft lignin
  Lig-8 compound
  lignimerin
  lignocellulose
  lignofulvonic acid
  lignosulfuric acid
  longicornuol A
  olipifat
  pinonesinol
  plasiaticine F
  plasiaticine G
  plasiaticine H
  plasiaticine I
  polycaphenol
  polyfepan
  poly(N-butylaniline)-lignosulfonate
  polysyphorin
  syringyl monolignol