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Table 2 Composition of steam-pretreated wheat straw (average and SD of three measurements)

From: Process design of SSCF for ethanol production from steam-pretreated, acetic-acid-impregnated wheat straw

  Ave. content SD
DM (%) 16.7 0.3
WIS (%) 11.9 0.4
Content in solid fraction (% WIS)
 Glucan 44.7 1.5
 Xylan 11.9 0.8
 Lignina 32.0 0.9
Content in liquid fraction (g/L)
 Glucoseb 6.5 (1.0) 0.0
 Xyloseb 36.3 (9.9) 0.1
 Acetic acid 4.6 0.0
 Furfural 1.5 0.0
 HMF 0.2 0.0
  1. aAcid-soluble and -insoluble lignin and lignin ash are included
  2. bBoth monomeric and oligomeric forms are included; concentration of monomeric sugars are in parenthesis