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Table 1 Chemical and elemental compositions of Jatropha hulls before and after pretreatment

From: Production of 2,3-butanediol from cellulose and Jatropha hulls after ionic liquid pretreatment and dilute-acid hydrolysis

  OJH (wt%) WJH (wt%) ILJH (wt%)
Recovery rate: 69.7 66.7
Components:    
Hemicellulose 12.9 ± 0.7 14.6 ± 0.2 12.9 ± 0.1
Cellulose 34.3 ± 0.6 48.5 ± 0.4 48.8 ± 0.4
Lignin 22.4 ± 0.1 25.0 ± 0.7 29.9 ± 0.7
Total 69.6 88.1 91.6
Elements:    
Carbon 39.2 40.0 40.0
Hydrogen 5.5 5.0 5.9
Nitrogen 1.1 1.0 1.3
Total 45.8 46.0 47.2