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Table 1 Effect of dilute acid pretreatment on chemical compositions of M. × giganteus internode fragments

From: Visualization of Miscanthus × giganteus cell wall deconstruction subjected to dilute acid pretreatment for enhanced enzymatic digestibility

Samples Sugar monomers (%) Total sugar monomers (%) Phenolics (%)
Arabinose Galactose Glucose Xylose Mannose Klason lignin PCA FA
Untreated 2.59 0.48 40.85 21.28 0.58 65.78 19.27 3.72 2.89
150°C, 1%, 15 min 1.16 0.39 42.45 17.28 0.46 61.74 21.40 3.56 2.64
150°C, 1%, 30 min 0.93 0.36 45.03 13.71 0.24 60.27 22.53 3.35 2.42
160°C, 0.5%, 15 min 0.79 0.43 46.39 13.29 0.57 61.47 21.71 3.05 2.19
160°C, 1%, 15 min 0.58 ND 49.34 9.28 0.46 59.66 23.40 2.96 1.99
170°C, 0.5%, 15 min 0.41 0.51 50.38 9.16 ND 60.46 23.92 2.53 2.31
170°C, 1%, 30 min 0.25 ND 53.39 5.63 0.15 59.42 25.77 1.89 2.03
  1. ND not detected.