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Table 1 Aromatic lignin unit content of biomass determined by thioacidolysis (average of n = 2 samples, not all samples were analyzed by thioacidolysis and are denoted N/A)

From: Comparison of methodologies used to determine aromatic lignin unit ratios in lignocellulosic biomass

Biomass ID H µmol/g biomass S µmol/g biomass G µmol/g biomass S/G Sum µmol/g biomass Sum µmol/g lignin content*
NIST 8493 Pine 6.7 0.0 205.7 0.0 217.7 818.4
FCIC Corn Stover 4.8 47.5 37.9 1.3 97.2 709.5
BESC-004 Poplar 5.5 218.5 105.6 2.1 329.6 1277.5
BESC-021 Poplar 5.5 111.3 87.5 1.3 204.3 908.0
BESC-036 Poplar 5.4 207.3 69.4 3.0 282.0 1155.7
BESC-075 Poplar 4.5 78.1 22.3 3.5 104.9 476.8
BESC-095 Poplar N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
BESC-096 Poplar N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
BESC-140 Poplar 5.0 156.3 40.7 4.0 202.0 834.7
BESC-169 Poplar 5.1 144.8 85.5 1.7 235.3 1089.4
BESC-173 Poplar N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
BESC-182 Poplar 5.1 185.3 78.1 2.4 268.5 1214.9
BESC-217 Poplar 5.1 147.0 57.3 2.6 209.4 887.3
BESC-219 Poplar N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
BESC-255 Poplar N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
BESC-282 Poplar 5.0 119.5 87.1 1.4 211.5 1026.7
BESC-322 Poplar N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
BESC-334 Poplar 5.0 198.1 68.4 2.9 271.6 N/A
BESC-388 Poplar 4.8 132.2 104.7 1.3 241.8 1129.9
BESC-841 Poplar 5.1 231.4 68.3 3.4 304.8 1354.7
BESC-853 Poplar N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
BESC-863 Poplar 4.8 138.6 62.9 2.2 206.3 916.9
BESC-883 Poplar 4.8 189.1 60.4 3.1 254.3 1077.5
  1. *Lignin content estimate based on py-MBMS analysis