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Table 2 Chemical compositions and yields of the untreated and pretreated lignocellulosic substrates listed in Table 1

From: Lignosulfonate and elevated pH can enhance enzymatic saccharification of lignocelluloses

Sample label K lignin (%) Glucan (%) Xylan (%) Mannan (%) Solids yield (wt%)
Untreated wood
BD4 28.6 41.9 5.5 11.7 100
FL 29.2 39.1 6.0 10.0 100
Aspen 20.2 45.6 16.4 1.4 100
Pretreated wood
SP-BD4 34.7 57.4 1.5 0.6 58.6
SP-AS 28.1 66.2 1.9 0.3 58.2
SPH-AS 22.2 66.6 5.3 0.8 60.9
DA-AS 30.0 61.6 3.3 0.4 63.5