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Table 3 Effect of pretreatments on rice straw composition

From: Pretreatment of rice straw with combined process using dilute sulfuric acid and aqueous ammonia

  Raw rice straw (RR) Dilute acid pretreated rice straw (DR) Combined pretreated rice straw (DAR)
Glucan 39.34 ± 2.35% (TM = 7.86 g/L) 68.38 ± 1.71% (TM = 13.67 g/L) 79.75 ± 3.87% (TM = 15.95 g/L)
XMG 28.46 ± 2.07% 10.15 ± 1.05% 10.87 ± 1.56%
Others 30.2 ± 1.68% 21.47 ± 1.52% 9.38 ± 1.01%
  1. ※XMG: xylan, mannan and galactan.
  2. ※Others: containing lignin and ash.
  3. ※TM: theoretical maximum.