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Table 1 Populus solid composition and cellulose crystallinity

From: Comparative evaluation of Populus variants total sugar release and structural features following pretreatment and digestion by two distinct biological systems

Populus type Composition (%) Cellulose crystallinity (%)
Glucan (± 1.0) Xylan (± 0.5) Lignin (± 1.0)
Raw
 BESC standard 48.0 17.4 22.1 55.3
 BESC 876 42.8 16.6 23.5 54.5
 SKWE 24-2 44.3 17.4 22.4 51.6
Hydrothermally pretreated (200 °C and 22.7 min)
 BESC standard 66.8 4.2 28.2 62.3
 BESC 876 67.0 3.1 29.8 63.0
 SKWE 24-2 67.1 3.1 28.1 60.8