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Table 1 Results of sugar analysis of the celluloses after sulfuric acid hydrolysis (in %)

From: Comparing the physiochemical parameters of three celluloses reveals new insights into substrate suitability for fungal enzyme production

  Avicela Emcocelb Alphacela bacterial cellulosea
d-glucan 93 ± 5.5 92 ± 0.4 84 ± 5.8 97 ± 4.2
d-xylan 3.5 ± 0.4 0.8 ± 0.08 14.7 ± 1.1 ND
d-mannan 1.8 ± 0.1 0.3 ± 0.01 1.3 ± 0.3 ND
  1. ND none determined
  2. a1 h swelling
  3. b4 h swelling