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Table 1 Compositional analysis of native corn stover species studied; bulk moisture is 20 wt% for all three feedstocks

From: Improved ethanol yield and reduced minimum ethanol selling price (MESP) by modifying low severity dilute acid pretreatment with deacetylation and mechanical refining: 2) Techno-economic analysis

(dry wt%) 2011 Design Kramer 34M95 Kramer 33B51
Glucan 35 34 34
Xylan 20 23 19
Lignin 16 13 12
Ash 5 3 5
Acetate 2 3 3
Protein 3 3 3
Extractives 15 10 15
Arabinan 2 3 3
Galactan 1 1 1
Mannan 1 0 0
Sucrose 1 6 6
Total structural carbohydrate 59 61 57