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Lignin MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Lignin
Tree Number(s)
D05.750.078.562.180.515
D05.750.078.687
D20.538
D25.720.099.687
J01.637.051.720.099.687
Unique ID
D008031
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008031
Annotation
do not confuse with LIGNANS
Scope Note
The 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)
Entry Term(s)
Registry Number
9005-53-2
CAS Type 1 Name
Lignin
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2012/07/03
Lignin Preferred
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