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A combination of lignin and cellulose that strengthens woody plant cells.


(ˌlɪɡnəʊˈsɛljʊˌləʊs; -ˌləʊz)
(Botany) a compound of lignin and cellulose that occurs in the walls of xylem cells in woody tissue


(ˌlɪg noʊˈsɛl yəˌloʊs)

any of various compounds of lignin and cellulose comprising the essential part of woody cell walls.
lig`no•cel`lu•los′ic (-ˈlɒs ɪk) adj.
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Lignocellulose was analyzed by an SLQ-6 fiber tester (Shanghai King James Instruments Co.
Evolution of cellulose crystals during prehydrolysis and soda delineation of sugarcane lignocellulose.
The lignocellulose index, defined as the ratio of acid-insoluble lignin substances to acid-soluble cellulose plus acid-insoluble lignin substances, was calculated based on the results obtained for the biochemical compounds (Mclillo et al.
Lignocellulose ARBOCEL used in the feed primarily to enrich the fibers as well as to increase their volume and swelling capacity at a dosage of from 0.
Lignocellulose is the most abundant organic compound in the biosphere; however, only a small amount produced in agriculture or forestry is used, the rest being considered waste, causing consequent deterioration of the environment (Sanchez, 2009).
The first report of isolation of a cellulase gene from metagenomic library was from microbial consortia in a thermophillic, anaerobic digestor maintained on lignocellulose (Healy et al.
stipitis fermentation, using a complex culture media and not the lignocellulose hydrolysate which also contains glucose and other degradation byproducts from biomass pretreatment.
In the first year, the biological sciences were represented with projects ranging from behavioral science (where a student was comparing methodologies of teaching the completion of tasks to students who had low functioning autism) to microbiology (where a student was attempting to develop resistance to high temperatures in an organism used to degrade lignocellulose for energy production).
By constructing prototypes out of biodegradable materials such as lignocellulose, soy, and bamboo fibres, they aspire to create rounds which will simply disintegrate over time, therefore having a far reduced impact on the local flora and fauna Ambitious plans proposed by the US Army Corps of Engineers' Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL) go one step further, and suggest special bioengineered seeds could be packed inside these new rounds, meaning soldiers are inadvertently greening the landscape at the same time as undertaking target practice.
2007), and the concentrations of lignin and lignocellulose (Webster and Benfield, 1986; Ostrofsky, 1997; Tank et al.