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Table 1 Composition of raw sorghum pith, rind and the whole stem

From: Alkaline organosolv pretreatment of different sorghum stem parts for enhancing the total reducing sugar yields and p-coumaric acid release

  Glucan (%) Xylan (%) Arabinan (%) Lignin (%) Ester-linked pCA (%) Ester-linked ferulic acid (%)
Pith 37.20 ± 0.19 18.51 ± 0.10 2.54 ± 0.06 21.48 ± 0.23 2.21 ± 0.14 0.38 ± 0.07
Rind 40.64 ± 0.08 17.33 ± 0.13 2.32 ± 0.11 24.04 ± 0.27 2.08 ± 0.22 0.43 ± 0.04
Whole stem 38.22 ± 0.21 17.70 ± 0.07 2.47 ± 0.09 23.35 ± 0.31 2.13 ± 0.17 0.41 ± 0.09