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The use of natural abundance stable isotopic ratios to indicate the presence of oxygen-containing chemical linkages between cellulose and lignin in plant cell walls

Zhou, Youping; Stuart-Williams, Hilary; Hocart, Charles; Farquhar, Graham

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Qualitative and quantitative understanding of the chemical linkages between the three major biochemical components (cellulose, hemicellulose and lignin) of plant cell walls is crucial to the understanding of cell wall structure. Although there is convincing evidence for chemical bonds between hemicellulose and lignin and the absence of chemical bonds between hemicellulose and cellulose, there is no conclusive evidence for the presence of covalent bonds between cellulose and lignin. This is...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/20669
Source: Phytochemistry
DOI: 10.1016/j.phytochem.2010.03.001

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