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Table 3 Weight-average ( Μ w ) and number-average ( Μ n ) molecular weights and polydispersits ( Μ w / Μ n ) of the water-soluble polysaccharides isolated from the hydrothermally pretreated liquor phase under the various processing conditions

From: Systematic evaluation of the degraded products evolved from the hydrothermal pretreatment of sweet sorghum stems

  Water-soluble polysaccharides (temperature (°C)-time (h))
110-1.0 130-1.0 150-1.0 170-0.5 170-1.0 170-2.0 190-0.5 210-0.5 230-0.5
M w 31,220 25,920 16,830 14,320 7,110 6,710 7,080 6,190 4,780
M n 15,550 14,160 8,520 7,670 6,240 5,930 6,150 5,620 4,020
M w /M n 2.01 1.83 1.98 1.88 1.14 1.13 1.15 1.10 1.19
  1. Data represented are the averages of the results obtained from the duplicated experiments.