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Thiourea effect on the lignin biodegradation

Thiourea effect on the lignin biodegradation

Biotechnology Letters 9(5): 361-364

Lignin degradation by peroxidase or an extracellular crude ligninase in the presence of thiourea is enhanced. Veratryl alcohol, exhibits the same behaviour in both cases. Thiourea is proposed as an additive in biopulping.

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DOI: 10.1007/bf01025805

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