noun[mass noun] Botany
A complex of lignin and cellulose present in the cell walls of woody plants.
- Xylose is a major constituent of plant lignocellulose, and its fermentation is important for the bioconversion of plant biomass to fuels and chemicals.
- The wide-angle X-ray diffraction study showed that structural changes of cellulose appeared due to the radiation-induced chemical reaction of lignocellulose.
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