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Table 3 Chemical composition of corn stover

From: Alkaline twin-screw extrusion pretreatment for fermentable sugar production

Component Content (%)
Glucan 34.8
Xylan 19.0
Arabinan 1.9
Galactan 1.7
Acid-insoluble lignin 21.0
Ash 2.4
Extractivesa 17.4
  1. a water soluble and ethanol soluble material.