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Table 1 Compositions of untreated corn stover and steam-exploded corn stover and degradation products in steam-exploded liquor

From: Simultaneous saccharification and fermentation of steam-exploded corn stover at high glucan loading and high temperature

UCS (% of dry weight) SECS (% of dry weight) DPs in SEL (g/L)
Glucan 31.7 (1.1) Glucan 59.0 (1.2) Formic acid 2.3 (0.2)
Xylan 17.1 (0.7) Xylan 8.5 (0.9) Acetic acid 2.7 (0.3)
Acetyl 2.90 (0.1) Acetyl 0 HMF 0.7 (0.1)
Lignin 12.6 (0.6) Lignin 23.1 (1.5) Furfural 1.0 (0.2)
  1. DPs, Degradation products; HMF, 5-hydroxymethyl furfural; SECS, Steam-exploded corn stover; SEL, Steam-exploded liquor; UCS, Untreated corn stover. Standard deviations are shown in parentheses.