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Table 5 Molecular weights and polydispersity index of lignins

From: Differences in the adsorption of enzymes onto lignins from diverse types of lignocellulosic biomass and the underlying mechanism

Lignin sample Mn (Da) Mw (Da) Polydispersity (Mw/Mn)
KL 36,719 147,755 4.02
CL 44,530 163,802 3.68
AL 47,389 224,615 4.74
PL 20,039 78,149 3.90
  1. AL, aspen lignin; CL, corn stover lignin; KL, kenaf lignin; Mn, number average molecular weights; Mw, weight average molecular weights; PL, pine lignin.