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Table 2 Major physical characteristics of the used substrates (manufacturer’s information)

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

  Avicel™ PH-101 EMCOCEL® HD90 Alphacel
Brand Fluka JRS Pharma GmbH & Co. KG ICN Biomedicals, Inc.
Type Softwood MCC Hardwood MCC Hardwood PC
Average particle size (µm) ~ 50 124* 35**
Bulk density (g/cm3) 0.26–0.31 0.41 0.44–0.50
  1. * By Malvern d50
  2. ** Avg. fiber length