Characterization of lignocellulose of Erianthus arundinaceus in relation to enzymatic saccharification efficiency

  title={Characterization of lignocellulose of Erianthus arundinaceus in relation to enzymatic saccharification efficiency},
  author={Masaomi Yamamura and Soichiro Noda and Takefumi Hattori and Amiu Shino and Jun Kikuchi and Keiji Takabe and Shuichiro Tagane and Mitsuru Gau and Naohiro Uwatoko and Masahiro Mii and Shiro Suzuki and Daisuke Shibata and Toshiaki Umezawa},
  journal={Plant Biotechnology},
Lignin is a major component of the secondary cell walls of vascular plants, and an obstacle in the conversion of plant cell wall polysaccharides into biofuels. Erianthus spp. are large gramineous plants of interest as potential energy sources. However, lignocelluloses of Erianthus spp. have not been chemically characterized. In this study, we analysed lignins, related compounds, enzymatic saccharification efficiencies, and minerals in the ash of the inner and outer parts of the internode, leaf… 

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