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Table 1 Biomass composition of pretreated sugar cane bagasse

From: The combination of plant-expressed cellobiohydrolase and low dosages of cellulases for the hydrolysis of sugar cane bagasse

Biomass % Glucan % Lignin % Xylan % Ash CrI
Untreated* 33.2 24.0 21.3 12.6 70
H2SO4 and steam explosion* 55.1 36.1 - 8.6 83
NaOH and steam explosion* 68.7 6.8 21.1 3.0 85
Glycerol/HCl and steam explosion* 57.0 25.7 - 12.9 82
Untreated (depithed) 42.8 26.3 27.2 5.1 74
Acidified EC/EG 77.0 6.1 8.9 - 78
BMIMCl 43.1 27.8 20.9 0.8 35
Ball-milling 42.7 26.9 24.1 1.2 14
  1. Not detected.
  2. * Pilot scale pretreatments, reprinted from [23].