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Table 3 Zeta potential and hydrophobicity of the lignin samples

From: Adsorption and mechanism of cellulase enzymes onto lignin isolated from corn stover pretreated with liquid hot water

Pretreatment severity

Untreated

S = 3.6

S = 3.9

S = 4.2

potential (mv)

−13.79 ± 2.75

−18.49 ± 1.36

−31.70 ± 2.70

−21.47 ± 1.01

Hydrophobicity (mL/g)

0.1914

0.1114

0.1752