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Table 1 Cell wall composition of four typical pairs of Miscanthus accessions (% dry matter)

From: A finalized determinant for complete lignocellulose enzymatic saccharification potential to maximize bioethanol production in bioenergy Miscanthus

Pair Sample Cellulose Hemicelluloses Lignin
I Msi69 (H) 37.2 (± 0.58)* 30.9 (± 0.72) 21.9 (± 0.18)
Mlu01 (L) 44.3 (± 1.34) 30.3 (± 0.39) 21.7 (± 1.49)
II Mlu26 (H) 44.4 (± 0.76) 29.1 (± 0.78) 20.4 (± 0.03)**
Msa01 (L) 44.1 (± 1.45) 29.4 (± 0.37) 22.7 (± 0.34)
III Mlu11 (H) 39.5 (± 0.93)** 30.5 (± 0.33)** 22.0 (± 0.33)
Mfl17 (L) 37.1 (± 0.85) 27.4 (± 0.34) 21.5 (± 0.15)
IV Mlu02 (H) 39.7 (± 0.18) 29.0 (± 0.30) 20.2 (± 0.56)
Mfl13 (L) 39.3 (± 0.95) 29.5 (± 0.15) 19.2 (± 0.08)
  1. *, ** as significant difference between two samples of each pair by t-test at P < 0.05 and 0.01 (values italicized) (n = 3); (H) and (L) represented two samples of each pair showing relatively high (H) and low (L) biomass saccharification. The data as means ± SD.