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Table 2 Chemical mass fraction of bone dry poplar biomass

From: Hydrocarbon bio-jet fuel from bioconversion of poplar biomass: life cycle assessment

  Mass fraction of bone dry poplar biomass (%)
Cellulose 42
Xylan 15.3
Lignin 25.8
C5SOLD 1.91
C6SOLD 5.73
Acetate 2.86
Extractives 4.5
Ash 1.91
  1. Xylan, five carbon polysaccharides (C5SOLD) (other than xylan), and six carbon polysaccharides (C6SOLD) combined represent the hemicellulose content [30]