lignification

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lignification ‎(plural lignifications)

  1. Turning to wood; the process of becoming ligneous.
    • 2012, Richard W. Hemingway, Plant Polyphenols: Synthesis, Properties, Significance[1]:
      Given the presumed role(s) of monolignol glucosides in lignification, it was of considerable interest to next establish whether UDPG:coniferyl alcohol (CA) glucosyl-transferases exhibited any substrate stereoselectivity toward either E- or Z-monolignols.

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