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Table 1 Compositions

From: Cell-wall structural changes in wheat straw pretreated for bioethanol production

  Cellulose Xylan Arabinan Klason lignin Ash
Straw, untreated 39.8 24.5 2.8 22.6 4.2
Pretreated straw 59.0 5.2 0.0 25.5 5.6
Delignified, pretreated straw 75.1 9.8 0.0 0.0 8.8
Steam-exploded straw 56.7 7.8 0.7 23.6 6.3
  1. Contents expressed as percentages, based on dry matter.