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Table 2 Chemical composition of wheat straw on dry solid basis

From: Photo-biohydrogen production potential of Rhodobacter capsulatus- PK from wheat straw

Composition Dry solid (%, w/w) Ammonia pretreatment
Glucan 37.23 ± 0.24 37.23 ± 0.24
Xylan 21.9 ± 0.12 21.9 ± 0.12
Arabinan 3.43 ± 0.98 3.43 ± 0.98
Galactan 1.60 ± 0.07 1.60 ± 0.07
Lignina 12.0 ± 0.30 9.6 ± 0.05
Extractive 11.1 ± 0.20 11.1 ± 0.20
  1. a Lignin (%) = acid soluble (%) + acid insoluble (%).
  2. Values are means of three replicates ± S.E.M.