Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 20, Issue 4, pp 482–485 | Cite as

Enzymatic oxidation of lignin and compounds modeling it. III. Formation of singlet oxygen in the peroxidase oxidation of lignin

  • V. A. Strel'skii
  • É. I. Chupka


The main emitters of radiation in the aerobic oxidation of lignin are the carbonyl groups in an excited state and singlet oxygen. It has been shown that the main source of O2(1Δ) may be the radical anion O·2. Singlet oxygen and the radical anion are by-products of the radical oxidation of lignin.


Xylose Singlet Oxygen Radical Anion Aerobic Oxidation Strel 


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  • V. A. Strel'skii
  • É. I. Chupka

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