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Table 4 Percentage of sugar released by enzymatic saccharification

From: Down-regulation of p-coumaroyl quinate/shikimate 3′-hydroxylase (C3′H) and cinnamate 4-hydroxylase (C4H) genes in the lignin biosynthetic pathway of Eucalyptus urophylla × E. grandis leads to improved sugar release

Sample No pretreatment Hydrothermal pretreatment
% Glucose % Xylose % Total % Glucose % Xylose % Total
Control a 3 1 3 72 97 78
Control b 1 2 1 73 108 82
Control avg 2 1 2 73 102 80
C3′H 105 11 9 11 89 111 95
C3′H 106a 17 11 15 86 106 92
C3′H 106b 16 13 15 86 110 92
C3′H 113a 16 11 14 87 109 93
C3′H 113b 16 13 15 90 110 96
C3′H 114 29 25 28 82 97 87
C3′H avg 18* 14* 16* 87* 107 93*
C4H 73a 30 21 28 82 103 88
C4H 73b 18 14 17 94 113 99
C4H 91 12 9 11 88 107 93
C4H 92 15 11 14 89 103 93
C4H 93 26 17 23 94 105 97
C4H 96 23 16 21 96 103 98
C4H 98 22 12 19 84 96 87
C4H 99a 30 22 28 98 111 102
C4H 99b 28 23 26 93 109 98
C4H avg 23* 16* 21* 91* 106 95*
  1. * Indicates significant difference from the control average at the p value <0.05 level