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Table 7 Lignin molecular weight distribution (calculated from SEC data in Additional file 1 : Figure S5)

From: Production and extraction of sugars from switchgrass hydrolyzed in ionic liquids

Elution time (min) t < 15 t > 15
Molecular mass (u)* 46 k < u 46 k > u
EMAL 70.1% 29.9%
Before phase separation 46.2% 53.8%
IL phase 4.7% 95.3%
NaOH phase 69.8% 30.2%
  1. *Based on polystyrene calibration.