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Lignins: Natural polymers from oxidative coupling of 4-hydroxyphenyl- propanoids
AbstractLignins are complex natural polymers resulting from oxidative coupling of, primarily, 4-hydroxyphenylpropanoids. An understanding of their nature is evolving as a result of detailedExpand
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Pyrolysis-GC-MS characterization of forage materials
Pyrolysis-GC-MS pyrograms from a series of alfalfa preparations, a ggrass, an angiosperm wood, a cellulose and an arabinoxylan were obtained under pyrolytic conditions optimal for aromatic componentsExpand
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Can Lignin Be Accurately Measured
too simplistic (Sarkanen and Ludwig, 1971), and there are now many examples showing that other phenolics Foragesserve animportant rolein providingnutrients toruminants besides the cinnamyl alcoholsExpand
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Identification and synthesis of new ferulic acid dehydrodimers present in grass cell walls
Seven isomeric dehydrodimers of ferulic acid (4-hydroxy-3-methoxycinnamic acid) have been synthesized and identified in extracts of saponified cell walls of cocksfoot, switchgrass, andExpand
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Comparison of Tifton 85 and Coastal bermudagrasses for yield, nutrient traits, intake, and digestion by growing beef steers.
A study was undertaken to compare Tifton 85 (T85) and Coastal (CBG) bermudagrasses for effects of cultivar and age at harvest on yields of DM and digestible DM, in vitro digestion, nutrient content,Expand
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Comparison of the acetyl bromide spectrophotometric method with other analytical lignin methods for determining lignin concentration in forage samples.
Present analytical methods to quantify lignin in herbaceous plants are not totally satisfactory. A spectrophotometric method, acetyl bromide soluble lignin (ABSL), has been employed to determineExpand
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A Comparison of the Insoluble Residues Produced by the Klason Lignin and Acid Detergent Lignin Procedures
Two methods-Klason lignin (KL) and acid detergent lignin (ADLF for determining lignin concentration in plants were compared using stem material from lucerne (Medicago satioa L), cocksfoot (DactylisExpand
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Variations in the cell wall composition of maize brown midrib mutants.
Most studies published thus far on the four brown midrib (bm) mutants (bm1, bm2, bm3, and bm4) in maize (Zea mays L.) have focused on one or two individual mutants, and comparisons between studiesExpand
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Novel Entries in a Fungal Biofilm Matrix Encyclopedia
ABSTRACT Virulence of Candida is linked with its ability to form biofilms. Once established, biofilm infections are nearly impossible to eradicate. Biofilm cells live immersed in a self-producedExpand
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Ferulate Cross-Links Limit the Enzymatic Degradation of Synthetically Lignified Primary Walls of Maize
Ferulate cross-linking of arabinoxylans to lignin may restrict the enzymatic degradation of structural polysaccharides, limiting the utilization of graminaceous crops and crop residues as feedstuffsExpand
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