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Table 1 Compositional analysis of raw biomass (kg/tonne of raw material)

From: Synergistic effects of mixing hybrid poplar and wheat straw biomass for bioconversion processes

  HP M1 M2 M3 WS
Arabinan 2 ± 0 8 ± 2 12 ± 1 18 ± 1 20 ± 1
Galactan 4 ± 0 4 ± 0 4 ± 1 4 ± 1 4 ± 1
Glucan 415 ± 15 366 ± 10 377 ± 14 364 ± 7 326 ± 14
Xylan 120 ± 10 152 ± 4 148 ± 2 153 ± 10 175 ± 2
Mannan 17 ± 1 15 ± 1 12 ± 1 7 ± 1 0 ± 0
Total sugars 558 ± 26 545 ± 17 553 ± 19 546 ± 20 525 ± 18
Acetate 37 ± 0 32 ± 1 30 ± 1 29 ± 3 26 ± 2
Total lignin 242 ± 4 238 ± 2 239 ± 4 245 ± 4 235 ± 9
Extractives 61 ± 2 61 ± 1 73 ± 4 83 ± 5 94 ± 5
Ash 5 ± 1 15 ± 0 25 ± 0 34 ± 0 43 ± 0
  1. Total lignin: ASL + ASL
  2. ±Standard deviation are from triplicate measurements
  3. HP hybrid poplar, WS wheat straw, M1 75 % HP, 25 % WS, M2 50 % HP, 50 % WS and M3 25 % HP, 75 % WS