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Trends and Applications

Edited by Matheus Poletto

University of Caxias Do Sul, Brazil

Lignin - Trends and Applications consists of 11 chapters related to the lignin structure, modification, depolymerization, degradation process, computational modeling, and applications. This is a useful book for readers from diverse areas, such as physics, chemistry, biology, materials science, and engineering. It is expected that this book may expand the reader's knowledge about this complex natural polymer.

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LigninTrends and ApplicationsEdited by Matheus Poletto

Published: March 21st 2018

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.68464

ISBN: 978-953-51-3902-7

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-3901-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4056-6

Copyright year: 2018

Books open for chapter submissions

22247 Total Chapter Downloads

72 Crossref Citations

57 Web of Science Citations

182 Dimensions Citations


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1. Depolymerization and Activation of Lignin: Current State of Knowledge and Perspectives

By Łukasz Klapiszewski, Tadeusz J. Szalaty and Teofil Jesionowski


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2. Lignin Degradation Processes and the Purification of Valuable Products

By Stefan Schoenherr, Mehrdad Ebrahimi and Peter Czermak


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3. Compositional Variability of Lignin in Biomass

By Ana Lourenço and Helena Pereira


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4. Base-Catalyzed Depolymerization of Lignin: History, Challenges and Perspectives

By Björn Rößiger, Gerd Unkelbach and Daniela Pufky-Heinrich


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5. Computational Modeling Methods for Understanding the Interaction of Lignin and Its Derivatives with Oxidoreductases as Biocatalysts

By Jans Alzate-Morales, Rodrigo Recabarren, Isabel Fuenzalida- Valdivia, Jefferson Romero and Angel T. Martinez


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6. Conversion of Lignin to Heat and Power, Chemicals or Fuels into the Transition Energy Strategy

By Myriam Adela Amezcua-Allieri and Jorge Aburto


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7. Biomass Gasification: A Review of Its Technology, Gas Cleaning Applications, and Total System Life Cycle Analysis

By Kenji Koido and Takahiro Iwasaki


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8. Lignin as Natural Antioxidant Capacity

By Zahed Mahmood, Muhammad Yameen, Muhammad Jahangeer, Muhammad Riaz, Abdul Ghaffar and Irum Javid


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9. An Overview on the Use of Lignin and Its Derivatives in Fire Retardant Polymer Systems

By Neeraj Mandlekar, Aurélie Cayla, François Rault, Stéphane Giraud, Fabine Salaün, Giulio Malucelli and Jin-Ping Guan


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10. Utilisation of Lignins in the Bioeconomy: Projections on Ionic Liquids and Molecularly Imprinted Polymers for Selective Separation and Recovery of Base Metals and Gold

By Peter Papoh Ndibewu and Pierre Gerard Tchieta


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11. Application of Lignins in Formulation and Manufacturing Bio- Based Polyurethanes by 31P NMR Spectroscopy

By Behzad Ahvazi and Tri-Dung Ngo


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