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Table 1 Relative absorbance FT-IR spectra for cell walls in red and green leaves of C. purpureus

From: Photoprotection enhanced by red cell wall pigments in three East Antarctic mosses

‘Red’ cell wall peaks (cm−1) ‘Green’ cell wall peaks (cm−1) Type of bond Assignments to cell wall components (typical wavenumber signal in cm−1)
885 880  
900 910 β-anomeric C–O Cellulose (900)
1033 1035 C–C stretch Cellulose (1040)
1064 1060 C–O stretch Cellulose (1060)
1155 1160 C–O stretch Cellulose (1160)
1209 C–O stretch
1250 C–O stretch Pectin (1243)
1323 1304 C–H2 stretch Cellulose (1320)
1375 1375 C–H2 stretch Cellulose (1367)
1420 1430 Benzyl C=C stretches Phenol
1610 1630 C=C stretch Non-esterified uronic acid (1600–1630)
~ 1640 (weak) 1645 C=O stretch Phenolic ring (1630)
1723 C=O stretch Phenolic ester (1720)
  1. Known cell wall components have been assigned to peaks in FT-IR spectra (Additional file 1: Figure S3) according to data reported in Mouille et al. [33] and Alonso-Simón et al. [34]. Peak signals are in wavenumbers (cm−1)