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Table 2 Stage 1 glucan and xylan material balances and recoveries

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

Populus type Material balance closurea (%) Recoveryb (%)
Glucan Xylan Glucan + Xylan Glucan Xylan Glucan + Xylan
Hydrothermally pretreated
 BESC standard 100 83 96 100 63 90
 BESC 876 101 95 99 100 60 89
 SKWE 24-2 100 86 96 99 61 88
  1. aIncludes glucan, xylan, and their degradation products in pretreatment liquor and pretreated solids
  2. bIncludes glucan and xylan only in pretreatment liquor and pretreated solids