Biomass, Part B: Legnin, Pectin, and Chitin, Volume 161

1st Edition

Print ISBN: 9780121820626
eBook ISBN: 9780080882789
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 28th November 1988
Page Count: 574

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Table of Contents

Lignin: Preparation of Substrates of Ligninase:

J.R. Obst and T.K. Kirk, Isolation of Lignin.

J. Azuma and K. Tetsuo, Lignin-Carbohydrate Complexes from Various Sources.

R.L. Crawford and D.L. Crawford, 14[C]Lignin-Labeled Lignocelluloses and 14C-Labeled Milled Wood Lignins: Preparation, Characterization, and Uses.

B. Monties, Preparation of Dioxane Lignin Fractions by Acidolysis.

D.L. Crawford and A.L. Pometto III, Acid-Precipitable Polymeric Lignin: Production and Analysis.

K. Haider, H. Kern, and L. Ernst, Chemical Synthesis of Lignin Alcohols and Model Lignins Enriched with Carbon Isotopes.

F. Nakatsubo, Synthesis of Lignols and Related Compounds.

T.K. Kirk and G. Brunow, Synthetic 14C-Labeled Lignins.

Assays for Ligninases:

M.H. Gold, J.K. Glenn, and M. Alic, Use of Polymeric Dyes in Lignin Biodegradation Assays.

R.L. Kelley, Ligninolytic Activity of Phanerochaete chrysosporium Measured as Ethylene Production from ~ga-Keto-~gg-Methlylthiolbutyric Acid.

V. Huynh, R.L. Crawford, and A. Paszczynski, Assays for Extracellular Aromatic Methoxyl Cleaving Enzymes for the White-Rot Fungus Phanerochaete chysosporium.

Chemical Methods for Characterization of Lignin:

T.K. Kirk and J.R. Obst, Lignin Determination.

M. Tanahashi and T. Higuchiv, Chemical Degradation Methods for Characterization of Lignin.

C.-L. Chen, Characterization of Lignin by Oxidative Degradation: Use of Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectroscopy Technique.

C.-L. Chen and D. Robert, Characterization of Lignin by 1H and 13C NMR Spectroscopy.

Chromatographic Methods for Lignin and Related Com


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