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Table 7 Raw material composition of adopted Arundo donax

From: Autohydrolysis pretreatment of Arundo donax: a comparison between microwave-assisted batch and fast heating rate flow-through reaction systems

Component Dry matter (% w/w) Biopolymers (% w/w)
Glucan 36.3 ± 3.0 Cellulose 36.3 ± 3.0
Xylan 28.2 ± 2.0 Hemicellulose 30.0 ± 2.1
Arabinan 1.8 ± 0.1
Klason lignin 26.3 ± 1.8 Lignin 28.5 ± 2.0
Acid-soluble lignin 2.2 ± 0.2
Ash 2.4 ± 0.1