OBO ID: CHEBI:180683
Term Name: lignocellulose Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • cellolignin
  • Furafil
  • Jeluvet
  • ligno-cellulose
Definition: A complex biopolymer that is a component of plant cell walls which is used as a renewable feedstock for the production of paper, fuels, and chemicals (also used as a feed supplement in the poultry industry). Its structure comprises of three main types of carbon-based polymer -- cellulose, hemicellulose and lignin. Generally, its biomass consists of 35-50% cellulose, 20-35% hemicellulose, and 10-25% lignin with proteins, oils, and ash making up the remaining fraction.
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Ontology: Chebi
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