The critically acclaimed laboratory standard, Methods in Enzymology, is one of the most highly respected publications in the field of biochemistry. Since 1955, each volume has been eagerly awaited, frequently consulted, and praised by researchers and reviewers alike. The series contains much material still relevant today - truly an essential publication for researchers in all fields of life sciences.


Biochemists, enzymologists, analytical, physical, and organic chemists, chemical engineers (fuels, energy, food processing), industrial and applied chemists, microbiologists.

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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About the serial-volume-editors

Willis Wood

Affiliations and Expertise

Michigan State University, East Lansing, U.S.A.

Scott Kellogg

Affiliations and Expertise

Salk Institute Biotechnology/Industrial Associates, Inc., San Diego, California, U.S.A.


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