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Table 2 Compositional analysis of SF1 solids from pretreatment of ethanol-extracted bagasse with three different ILs

From: Sugarcane bagasse pretreatment using three imidazolium-based ionic liquids; mass balances and enzyme kinetics

Sample % dry mass Ratios
  Mass recovery Ash AIL ASL Total lignin Glucan Xylan Arabinan Acetyl Arabinan /Xylan Acetyl /Xylan
   ±0.4 ±0.4 ±0.1   ±0.2 ±0.5 ±0.08 ±0.05   
Untreated (extracted) 100 3.1 20.8 5.4 26.2 44.9 22.2 1.50 3.11 0.07 0.14
[C4mim]Cl 90 3.5 20.8 5.4 26.1 47.6 20.5 1.06 2.96 0.05 0.14
[C2mim]Cl 48 6.1 25.0 3.8 28.7 53.4 11.0 0.60 1.75 0.05 0.16
[C2mim]OAc 66 5.7 9.9 6.0 15.8 68.2 13.3 1.58 1.42 0.12 0.11
  1. AIL: Acid insoluble lignin, ASL: Acid Soluble Lignin.