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Keyword - Lignin biosynthesis (KW-0438)


Protein involved in the synthesis of lignin, a polymer of phenylpropanoid subunits found in the walls of plant cells such as xylem and sclerenchyma fibres. Lignin imparts strength to the wall and protects against degradation by microorganisms.


  • Lignin anabolism
  • Lignin biosynthetic process
  • Lignin formation
  • Lignin synthesis


Biological process

Gene Ontology


lignin biosynthetic process [ GO:0009809 ]


Lignin biosynthesisBiological process
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