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Publikācija: Concerning Determination of Lignin in Bark

Publication Type Scientific article indexed in ERIH database, in INT1 or INT2 category journals
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Title in original language Concerning Determination of Lignin in Bark
Field of research 1. Natural sciences
Sub-field of research 1.4 Chemical sciences
Authors Anrijs Verovkins
Inese Šāble
Brigita Neiberte
Girts Zakis
Keywords Bark, lignin
Abstract Wood and wood bark, from the botanical viewpoint, are firmly bound polymer natural substances. Therefore, their chemistry is commonly regarded jointly, although distinctions are essential, especially in organic chemistry and analytical aspects, which determines the wood and bark components’ composition. The issue of lignin definition in bark and its quantitative determination is problematic and widely discussed. The lignin content in bark is higher than in wood. In the majority of analytical studies, lignin in bark is determined by the classical Klason method, hydrolyzing the analyzed material with 72 % H2SO4 at 20 oC. If, in the case of wood, the Klason method gives the really true lignin content in situ, then it is not so when analyzing bark, as the presence of diverse extractives influences the course of the analysis. The present study reflects the results obtained investigating the bark of tree species typical for Latvia.
Reference Verovkins, A., Šāble, I., Neiberte, B., Zakis, G. Concerning Determination of Lignin in Bark. Latvijas Ķīmijas Žurnāls, 2008, Nr.3, pp.303-306. ISSN 0868-8249.
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