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Table 1 Composition of pretreated corn stover

From: Effect of mechanical disruption on the effectiveness of three reactors used for dilute acid pretreatment of corn stover Part 1: chemical and physical substrate analysis

  Total ash, % Extractives, % Lignin, % Glucan, % Xylan, % Galactan, % Arabinan, % Acetyl, % Mass closure, %
Untreated 5.8 12.3 12.3 34.0 22.0 1.6 3.1 2.9 94.0
ZC 6.2 0.0 24.1 53.3 9.0 0.7 2.2 1.5 97.0
SG 6.5 0.0 24.0 60.2 4.8 0.7 2.1 0.6 98.9
HS 9.2 0.0 25.9 57.4 3.2 0.1 0.4 0.6 96.8
  1. ZC, ZipperClave®; SG, steam gun; HS, horizontal screw.