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Table 2 Composition of dried oil palm trunk (OPT)

From: Efficient ethanol production from dried oil palm trunk treated by hydrothermolysis and subsequent enzymatic hydrolysis

Component Composition (g)a
Cellulose as glucose 26.6 ± 0.2
Hemicellulosic sugars 17.8 ± 0.1
 Xylose + galactose + mannose (XGM) 15.4 ± 0.1
 Arabinose 2.4 ± 0.1
Acetyl group 3.4 ± 0.0
Acid-insoluble lignin 18.7 ± 0.2
Acid-soluble lignin 0.2 ± 0.0
Hot-water extractivesb 34.0 ± 0.0
Starch as glucose 26.9 ± 0.1
Ash 5.2 ± 0.1
  1. aAverage result of triplicate run on 100 g dry biomass basis
  2. bHot-water extractives containing the starch