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Title: Selective Detection of Crystalline Cellulose in Plant Cell Walls with Sum-Frequency-Generation (SFG) Vibration Spectroscopy

Abstract

The selective detection of crystalline cellulose in biomass was demonstrated with sum-frequency-generation (SFG) vibration spectroscopy. SFG is a second-order nonlinear optical response from a system where the optical centrosymmetry is broken. In secondary plant cell walls that contain mostly cellulose, hemicellulose, and lignin with varying concentrations, only certain vibration modes in the crystalline cellulose structure can meet the noninversion symmetry requirements. Thus, SFG can be used to detect and analyze crystalline cellulose selectively in lignocellulosic biomass without extraction of noncellulosic species from biomass or deconvolution of amorphous spectra. The selective detection of crystalline cellulose in lignocellulosic biomass is not readily achievable with other techniques such as XRD, solid-state NMR, IR, and Raman analyses. Therefore, the SFG analysis presents a unique opportunity to reveal the cellulose crystalline structure in lignocellulosic biomass.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [2];  [2];  [1]
  1. Pennsylvania State Univ., State College, PA (United States)
  2. North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, NC (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRC); Center for Lignocellulose Structure and Formation (CLSF)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
OSTI Identifier:
1065694
DOE Contract Number:  
SC0001090
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Biomacromolecules
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 12; Journal Issue: 7; Related Information: CLSF partners with Pennsylvania State University (lead); North Carolina State University; University of Rhode Island; Virginia Tech University; Journal ID: ISSN 1525-7797
Publisher:
American Chemical Society
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES; biofuels (including algae and biomass), bio-inspired, membrane, carbon sequestration, materials and chemistry by design, synthesis (self-assembly)

Citation Formats

Barnette, Anna L., Bradley, Laura C., Veres, Brandon D., Schreiner, Edward P., Park, Yong Bum, Park, Junyeong, Park, Sunkyu, and Kim, Seong H.. Selective Detection of Crystalline Cellulose in Plant Cell Walls with Sum-Frequency-Generation (SFG) Vibration Spectroscopy. United States: N. p., 2011. Web. doi:10.1021/bm200518n.
Barnette, Anna L., Bradley, Laura C., Veres, Brandon D., Schreiner, Edward P., Park, Yong Bum, Park, Junyeong, Park, Sunkyu, & Kim, Seong H.. Selective Detection of Crystalline Cellulose in Plant Cell Walls with Sum-Frequency-Generation (SFG) Vibration Spectroscopy. United States. doi:10.1021/bm200518n.
Barnette, Anna L., Bradley, Laura C., Veres, Brandon D., Schreiner, Edward P., Park, Yong Bum, Park, Junyeong, Park, Sunkyu, and Kim, Seong H.. Mon . "Selective Detection of Crystalline Cellulose in Plant Cell Walls with Sum-Frequency-Generation (SFG) Vibration Spectroscopy". United States. doi:10.1021/bm200518n.
@article{osti_1065694,
title = {Selective Detection of Crystalline Cellulose in Plant Cell Walls with Sum-Frequency-Generation (SFG) Vibration Spectroscopy},
author = {Barnette, Anna L. and Bradley, Laura C. and Veres, Brandon D. and Schreiner, Edward P. and Park, Yong Bum and Park, Junyeong and Park, Sunkyu and Kim, Seong H.},
abstractNote = {The selective detection of crystalline cellulose in biomass was demonstrated with sum-frequency-generation (SFG) vibration spectroscopy. SFG is a second-order nonlinear optical response from a system where the optical centrosymmetry is broken. In secondary plant cell walls that contain mostly cellulose, hemicellulose, and lignin with varying concentrations, only certain vibration modes in the crystalline cellulose structure can meet the noninversion symmetry requirements. Thus, SFG can be used to detect and analyze crystalline cellulose selectively in lignocellulosic biomass without extraction of noncellulosic species from biomass or deconvolution of amorphous spectra. The selective detection of crystalline cellulose in lignocellulosic biomass is not readily achievable with other techniques such as XRD, solid-state NMR, IR, and Raman analyses. Therefore, the SFG analysis presents a unique opportunity to reveal the cellulose crystalline structure in lignocellulosic biomass.},
doi = {10.1021/bm200518n},
journal = {Biomacromolecules},
issn = {1525-7797},
number = 7,
volume = 12,
place = {United States},
year = {2011},
month = {7}
}