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Table 3 Chemical composition of dominant components in the dry corn stover before and after pretreatment

From: Rhodosporidium toruloides: a new platform organism for conversion of lignocellulose into terpene biofuels and bioproducts

  Solid recovery/% Glucan/wt% Xylan/wt% Lignin/wt%
Untreated corn stover / 38.90 ± 0.04 24.77 ± 0.01 18.42 ± 0.27
Pretreated corn stover 60.0 48.35 ± 0.06 28.92 ± 0.05 13.12 ± 0.03
  1. Pretreatment conditions: 20 wt% biomass loading, 80 wt% [Ch][α-Kg] (40 wt% in H2O), 120 °C, 4 h