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Table 1 Chemical composition of the raw sugarcane bagasse after hydrothermal (HYDR) and lime (LIME) pretreatments

From: Evaluation of lime and hydrothermal pretreatments for efficient enzymatic hydrolysis of raw sugarcane bagasse

Pretreatment Lignin (%) Hemicellulose (%) Cellulose (%) Pretreatment yielda (%)
Controlb 23.77 ± 0.30 32.77 ± 2.25 44.49 ± 1.33 100
LIME 7 19.02 ± 0.28 35.33 ± 0.60 44.98 ± 0.45 75.0 ± 1.4
LIME 30 19.18 ± 1.95 31.23 ± 1.17 49.55 ± 1.27 68.2 ± 3.2
LIME 60 16.70 ± 0.52 31.86 ± 0.25 49.56 ± 0.12 51.1 ± 1.6
HYDR 7 24.28 ± 0.26 33.08 ± 0.48 44.26 ± 1.63 89.0 ± 1.4
HYDR 30 23.96 ± 0.68 31.75 ± 0.12 43.81 ± 0.33 85.2 ± 1.6
HYDR 60 23.74 ± 0.33 30.25 ± 1.13 43.11 ± 0.97 70.5 ± 0.0
  1. Contents of the each fraction are expressed an average ± standard deviation of two replicates
  2. aThe pretreatment yield refers to the insoluble solids remaining after pretreatment as a percentage of the initial material
  3. bControl = raw sugarcane bagasse untreated