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Table 2 Mass loss after pre-treatment, total reducing sugar released after enzymatic digestion, and the yield of conversion based on holocellulose content in the untreated biomass.

From: Pre-treatment of eucalypts biomass towards enzymatic saccharification

Treatment Mass loss (%) Total reducing sugar (kg.kg-1 of treated biomass) Yield of sugar conversion based on holocellulose of untreated biomass (%)
untreated 0.0 0.04 5.6
120°C, 1h 26.5 0.10 10.6
120°C, 2h 26.4 0.13 14.1
120°C, 3h 34.3 0.16 15.6
180°C, 1h 47,3 0.92 70.7
180°C, 2h 52.5 0.78 53.9
180°C, 3h 50.8 0.91 65.7