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Table 1 Composition of raw corn stover and alkaline extracted and acid impregnated corn stover

From: Characterization of pilot-scale dilute acid pretreatment performance using deacetylated corn stover

  Sucrose (%) Glucan (%) Xylan (%) Galactan (%) Arabinan (%) Lignin (%) Protein (%) Ash (%) Acetyl (%) Water/ethanol-extractible others (%) Total mass closure (%)
Raw corn stover 0.2 ± 0.1 35.1 ± 0.6 23.3 ± 1.6 1.9 ± 0.1 3.5 ± 0.2 15.1 ± 0.3 2.1 ± 0.2 8.5 ± 0.4 1.9 ± 0.2 5.8 ± 1.5 97.6 ± 0.6
Deacetylated corn stover ND 44.7 ± 0.9 25.3 ± 0.7 1.7 ± 0.1 3.7 ± 0.2 16.3 ± 1.3 0.2 ± 0.4 3.8 ± 0.3 0.3 ± 0.2 ND 96.0 ± 0.8
  1. Standard deviations calculated using duplicate analyses of six independent samples of raw corn stover and 21 independent samples of deacetylated and acid-impregnated corn stover. ND – None detected.