CHEMICAL STUDY OF LIGNIN OF Paullinia rubiginosa

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Heber dos Santos Abreu Andréia da Costa Oertel Andréia da Costa Oertel


This work was carried out with propose to evaluate the relation between structural profile of Björkman lignin and the malleability property of the xylem of Paullinia rubiginosa. The analysis was carried out by mean of 1H NMR and infrared spectroscopy methods. The methoxyl content was also determinated by 1H NMR method. The calculated value was of 18.97%. It revealed a high guaiacyl unit concentration in the Björkman lignin of Paullinia rubiginosa. The data suggest the existence of a rigid system for Paullinia rubiginosa lignin.

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ABREU, Heber dos Santos; OERTEL, Andréia da Costa; OERTEL, Andréia da Costa. CHEMICAL STUDY OF LIGNIN OF Paullinia rubiginosa. CERNE, [S.l.], v. 5, n. 1, p. 052-060, oct. 2015. ISSN 2317-6342. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 19 jan. 2020.
Paullinia rubiginosa, 1H NMR, Lignin, malleability