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Keyword - Lignin biosynthesis (KW-0438)

Definition

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.

Synonyms

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

Category

Biological process

Gene Ontology

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GOi

lignin biosynthetic process [ GO:0009809 ]

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Lignin biosynthesisBiological process
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