Definition of lignocellulose in English:


Line breaks: ligno|cel¦lu|lose
Pronunciation: /ˌlɪgnə(ʊ)ˈsɛljʊləʊz
, -s/


[mass noun] Botany
  • A complex of lignin and cellulose present in the cell walls of woody plants.
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    • 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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