publication . Article . Other literature type . 2015

Tricin, a Flavonoid Monomer in Monocot Lignification

Wu Lan; Fachuang Lu; Matthew Regner; Yimin Zhu; Jorge Rencoret; Sally A. Ralph; Uzma I. Zakai; Kris Morreel; Wout Boerjan; John Ralph;
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  • Published: 01 Feb 2015
Abstract
© 2014 American Society of Plant Biologists. All Rights Reserved. Tricinwas recentlydiscoveredinligninpreparations fromwheat (Triticum aestivum) strawandsubsequentlyinallmonocotsamplesexamined. To provide proof that tricin is involved in lignification and establish the mechanism bywhich it incorporates into the lignin polymer, the 4¢-O-b coupling products of tricinwith themonolignols (p-coumaryl, coniferyl, and sinapyl alcohols) were synthesized alongwith the trimer that would result fromits 4¢-O-b-couplingwith sinapyl alcohol and then coniferyl alcohol. Tricinwas also found to cross couplewithmonolignols to form tricin-(4¢-O-b)-linked dimers in biomimetic oxida...
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free text keywords: Biology and Life Sciences, BIOSYNTHESIS, FLAVONOLIGNANS, ALCOHOL, NMR METHOD, ERYTHRO RATIOS, OXIDE OXIDATION, BIOMIMETIC ROUTE, COUPLING REACTIONS, LIGNIN MODEL COMPOUNDS, WHEAT-STRAW, Plant Science, Genetics, Physiology, Botany, Lignin, chemistry.chemical_compound, chemistry, Flavonolignan, Sinapyl alcohol, Monolignol, Coniferyl alcohol, Biochemistry, Ether, Organic chemistry, Tricin, Lignan
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