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Table 1 Steam pretreatment conditions and chemical composition of pretreated lignocellulosic substrates

From: The synergistic action of accessory enzymes enhances the hydrolytic potential of a “cellulase mixture” but is highly substrate specific

Substrate Pretreatment conditions Composition of pretreated feedstocks Abbreviation
Ara Gal Glu Xyl Man AIL
Corn fiber 190°C, 5 min, 3% SO2 6.9 2.8 38.2 15.3 2.2 12.6 SPCF
Sweet sorghum bagasse 190°C, 5 min, 3% SO2 0.6 0.8 54.3 9.8 1.0 25.8 SPSB
Corn stover 190°C, 5 min, 3% SO2 1.0 0.7 56.1 7.0 1.1 27.0 SPCS
Poplar 180°C, 5 min, 4% SO2 0.3 0.8 59.8 6.6 1.3 30.4 SPP180
  200°C, 5 min, 4% SO2 0.3 0.8 59.3 3.7 1.2 33.9 SPP200
Lodgepole pine 200°C, 5 min, 4% SO2 bdl bdl 46.4 bdl bdl 45.0 SPLP
  1. Ara Arabinan, Xyl Xylan, Glu Glucan, Gal Galactan, Man Mannan, AIL Acid Insoluble Lignin, bdl below detectable level.