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Table 1 Ultimate analysis of the tested lignocellulosic materials before and after algal biofilm cultivation process (mean ± SD)

From: Cultivation of algal biofilm using different lignocellulosic materials as carriers

Materials Ca (wt%) Ha (wt%) Oa (wt%) Na (wt%) Sa (wt%)
PW 47.94 ± 0.01 6.24 ± 0.04 45.56 0.15 ± 0.02 0.12 ± 0.02
PW-16 48.63 ± 0.05 6.35 ± 0.01 44.72 0.21 ± 0.01 0.09 ± 0.01
OW 50.10 ± 0.05 6.61 ± 0.05 42.38 0.24 ± 0.01 0.68 ± 0.02
OW-16 50.62 ± 0.03 6.72 ± 0.01 41.59 0.45 ± 0.03 0.62 ± 0.01
SB 44.34 ± 0.11 5.97 ± 0.01 49.18 0.43 ± 0.01 0.09 ± 0.01
SB-16 44.55 ± 0.01 6.09 ± 0.01 48.33 0.95 ± 0.01 0.09 ± 0.01
SB-20 44.50 ± 0.04 6.12 ± 0.01 48.08 1.22 ± 0.02 0.08 ± 0.02
RH 55.19 ± 0.05 6.40 ± 0.04 38.40 0.01 ± 0.00 0
RH-16 55.69 ± 0.03 6.65 ± 0.03 37.62 0.03 ± 0.00 0.01 ± 0.00
  1. XX-t, sample of lignocellulosic material; XX, harvested after t days’ algal biofilm cultivation process
  2. aDry ash-free basis