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[Arabidopsis] Any sugar molecules in lignin?

cohen047 from umn.edu via arab-gen%40net.bio.net (by cohen047 from umn.edu)
Wed Jul 25 02:14:22 EST 2012


This should help.  Cheers, Jerry Cohen

"Residual lignin carbohydrate complexes (RLCC) were isolated enzymatically 
from spruce and pine pulp. The RLCCs contained 4.9–9.4% carbohydrates, 
with an
enrichment of galactose and arabinose compared to the original pulp 
samples. The main carbohydrate units present in all studied RLCCs were 
4-substituted xylose, 4-, 3- and 3,6-substituted galactose, 4-substituted 
glucose and 4 and 4,6-substituted mannose. These units were assigned to 
carbohydrate residues of xylan, 1,4- and 1,3/ 6-linked galactan, cellulose 
and glucomannan."

http://lib.tkk.fi/Diss/2005/isbn9512276909/article5.pdf

Christiane Laine*, Tarja Tamminen and Bo HortlingCarbohydrate structures in 
residual lignin-carbohydrate complexes of spruce and pine pulp. 
Holzforschung, Vol. 58, pp. 611–621, 2004

On Jul 24 2012, Kop Owen wrote:

>Hi, anyone can help this question?
>
>Any sugar molecules in lignin?
>
>If yes, what are they?
>
>Thanks!
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