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Lignin
MeSH HeadingLignin
Tree NumberD05.750.078.562.180.515
Tree NumberD05.750.078.687
Tree NumberD20.538
Tree NumberD25.720.099.687
Tree NumberJ01.637.051.720.099.687
Annotationdo not confuse with LIGNANS; D25-26 qualif
Scope NoteThe most abundant natural aromatic organic polymer found in all vascular plants. Lignin together with cellulose and hemicellulose are the major cell wall components of the fibers of all wood and grass species. Lignin is composed of coniferyl, p-coumaryl, and sinapyl alcohols in varying ratios in different plant species. (From Merck Index, 11th ed)
Allowable QualifiersAA AD AE AG AI AN BI BL CF CH CL CS CT DU EC GE HI IM IP ME PD PH PK PO RE SD SE ST TO TU UL UR
CAS Type 1 NameLignin
Registry Number9005-53-2
Date of Entry19990101
Unique IDD008031


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Macromolecular Substances [D05]
   Polymers [D05.750]
      Biopolymers [D05.750.078]
         Glucans [D05.750.078.562]
            Cellulose [D05.750.078.562.180]
Cellulose, Oxidized [D05.750.078.562.180.200]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeLignin [D05.750.078.562.180.515]

 
Macromolecular Substances [D05]
   Polymers [D05.750]
      Biopolymers [D05.750.078]
Chitin [D05.750.078.139]  +
Collagen [D05.750.078.280]  +
Elastin [D05.750.078.421]
Glucans [D05.750.078.562]  +
Intermediate Filament Proteins [D05.750.078.593]  +
Latex [D05.750.078.625]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeLignin [D05.750.078.687]
Microfilament Proteins [D05.750.078.730]  +
Microtubule Proteins [D05.750.078.734]  +
Pectins [D05.750.078.738]
Plant Gums [D05.750.078.739]  +
Plant Mucilage [D05.750.078.764]
Polyhydroxyalkanoates [D05.750.078.789]
Resins, Plant [D05.750.078.840]  +
Reticulin [D05.750.078.850]
Silk [D05.750.078.875]
Tannins [D05.750.078.937]  +

 
Complex Mixtures [D20]
Acid Rain [D20.050]
Ambergris [D20.080]
Biofuels [D20.147]
Biological Agents [D20.215]  +
Colloids [D20.280]  +
Fossil Fuels [D20.345]  +
Freund's Adjuvant [D20.475]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeLignin [D20.538]
Manure [D20.601]
Particulate Matter [D20.633]  +
Radioactive Pollutants [D20.693]  +
Soil [D20.721]  +
Tars [D20.749]  +
Tissue Extracts [D20.777]  +
Vehicle Emissions [D20.832]
Venoms [D20.888]  +
Waste Products [D20.944]  +

 
Biomedical and Dental Materials [D25]
   Polymers [D25.720]
      Biopolymers [D25.720.099]
Cellulose [D25.720.099.500]  +
Latex [D25.720.099.625]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeLignin [D25.720.099.687]
Plant Mucilage [D25.720.099.718]
Rubber [D25.720.099.750]  +

 
Technology, Industry, and Agriculture [J01]
   Manufactured Materials [J01.637]
      Biomedical and Dental Materials [J01.637.051]
         Polymers [J01.637.051.720]
            Biopolymers [J01.637.051.720.099]
Cellulose [J01.637.051.720.099.500]  +
Latex [J01.637.051.720.099.625]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeLignin [J01.637.051.720.099.687]
Rubber [J01.637.051.720.099.750]

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