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  • n. Plural form of lignin.


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  • It is our opinion that forestry products, including lignins, which are the glue that holds the wood together on a molecular level in the natural world offer unique opportunities.

    John Warner: Being Truly Green

  • These are mostly insoluble, but the lignins can be partly broken down and extracted by strong alcohol, and all can be transformed into new aromatic molecules when the wood is heated during barrel making p.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • Rich in dietary fiber and lignins, high in vitamins, minerals, and omega-3 essential fatty acids, flaxseed has been shown to slow cancer growth.


  • The litter is high in nitrogen, lignins and polyphenols.

    Chapter 8

  • The combination of microbes and the digestive enzymes of the primary and secondary decomposers breaks down resistant cellulose and to some degree, even lignins.

    Organic Gardener's Composting

  • Very strong structures are constructed with lignins, a material like cellulose but much more durable.

    Organic Gardener's Composting

  • However, if unsettled weather conditions prevent tillage until seed formation has begun, the grasses will contain much less nitrogen and will have developed a higher content of resistant lignins.

    Organic Gardener's Composting

  • For the last 15 years his major research projects have dealt with multiphase systems (blends, multilayers, biocomposites and nano-biocomposites) based on agro-resources (starch, lignins, chitosan, cellulose etc.) and biopolyesters (PLA, PHA, PCL etc.)

  • A hydrothermal treatment process for lignins derived from pulping operations was also developed for production of carbon materials such as carbon fibers, brake pads, and activated carbon.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • The p-Coumaroyl CoA is produced though a series of reactions beginning with phenylalanine, and it is the common substrate for different lignins, anthosyanin derivatives, and flavonol glycosides.

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