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Table 1 Physicochemical properties of BMCS

From: High-solids enzymatic hydrolysis of ball-milled corn stover with reduced slurry viscosity and improved sugar yields

  D50 (um) CrI (%) PVa (cm3 g−1) Porosity (%) Bulk density (g cm−3) Cellulose (%) Hemicellulose (%) Lignin (%)
BMCS0 286.58 ± 0.62 46.52 2.673 78.88 0.295 37.5 ± 0.3 22.7 ± 0.1 18.2 ± 0.2
BMCS10 75.23 ± 0.77 42.37 2.421 76.96 0.318 NMb NM NM
BMCS20 32.66 ± 0.38 26.37 1.823 71.62 0.393 NM NM NM
BMCS30 16.51 ± 0.52 21.03 1.187 62.05 0.523 37.2 ± 0.5 22.3 ± 0.3 18.5 ± 0.1
BMCS60 12.56 ± 0.16 9.86 0.943 56.55 0.597 NM NM NM
BMCS120 14.63 ± 0.26 5.04 0.935 56.22 0.602 37.1 ± 0.2 21.9 ± 0.1 18.3 ± 0.2
  1. aPore with diameter > 3 nm, i.e., mesopore and macropore (including inter-cellular space, cell lumen and some space between particles)
  2. bNM not measured