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Table 3 Steam pretreatment conditions and chemical composition of pretreated lignocellulosic substrates

From: The enhancement of enzymatic hydrolysis of lignocellulosic substrates by the addition of accessory enzymes such as xylanase: is it an additive or synergistic effect?

Substrate Pretreatment conditions Composition of pretreated feedstocks Abbreviation
   Ara Gal Glu Xyl Man AIL  
Corn stover 190°C, 5 minutes, 3% SO2 1.0 0.7 56.1 7.0 1.1 27.0 SPCS
Sweet sorghum bagasse 190°C, 5 minutes, 3% SO2 0.6 0.8 54.3 9.8 1.0 25.8 SPSB
Lodgepole pine 200°C, 5 minutes, 4% SO2 bdl bdl 46.4 bdl bdl 45.0 SPLP
  1. AIL: acid insoluble lignin; Ara: arabinan; bdl: below detectable level; Gal: Galactan; Glu: glucan; Man: mannan; Xyl: Xylan