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Table 1 Chemical compositions of corn stover, wheat straw, reed straw, and elephant grass (%)

From: Enzymatic sugar production from elephant grass and reed straw through pretreatments and hydrolysis with addition of thioredoxin-His-S

 CelluloseLigninHemicellulose
Soluble acidInsoluble acidTotal
Corn stover32.561.6615.4917.1413.97
Wheat straw35.371.3820.1521.5315.51
Reed straw38.521.0325.5926.6218.85
Elephant grass40.300.8020.8721.689.19