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Table 2 Kinetic parameters for enzyme hydrolysis of eucalyptus pulp and hydrothermally processed wheat straw

From: Structural reorganisation of cellulose fibrils in hydrothermally deconstructed lignocellulosic biomass and relationships with enzyme digestibility

Sample Average normalised rate constant (min-1) Fitted proportions (%) Fitted rate constants (*normalised by proportion) (min-1) R2of fit
   Non digestible Fast digesting Slow digesting Fast Slow  
As-received wheat straw 0.009 81 6 13 0.46 (*0.028) 0.058 (*0.008) 0.989
Straw hydrothermally processed to 180oC 0.03 30 17 53 0.65 (*0.11) 0.046 (*0.02) 0.996
Straw hydrothermally processed to 200oC 0.10 2 98 0 0.10   0.994
Neverdried straw hydrothermally processed to 200oC 0.14 1 99 0 0.14   0.993
As-received eucalyptus pulp 0.03 0 42 58 0.12 (*0.05) 0.020 (*0.01) 0.998
Fibrillated hydrothermally processed straw (200oC) 0.24 2 98 0 0.24   0.995
Fibrillated eucalyptus pulp 0.08 0 30 70 0.50 (*0.15) 0.065 (*0.05) 0.999