TABLE 1

Switchgrass composition before and after hydrothermal treatment

SwitchgrassTreatmenta% (mean ± SD)
CarbohydrateGlucanXylanArabinanInert material
COMT3(−)Raw66 ± 2.436 ± 0.826 ± 1.33.9 ± 0.334 ± 2.4
T71 ± 1.843 ± 1.127 ± 0.71.9 ± 0.029 ± 1.8
COMT3(+)Raw63 ± 0.934 ± 0.726 ± 0.33.5 ± 0.137 ± 0.9
T73 ± 0.646 ± 0.625 ± 0.41.9 ± 0.128 ± 0.6
MYB WTRaw63 ± 1.637 ± 1.424 ± 0.32.6 ± 0.137 ± 1.6
T73 ± 1.054 ± 0.518 ± 0.50.9 ± 0.027 ± 1.0
MYB TransRaw65 ± 1.537 ± 1.625 ± 0.33.3 ± 0.435 ± 1.5
T72 ± 1.050 ± 0.721 ± 0.41.2 ± 0.128 ± 1.0
Cave-in-RockRaw65 ± 2.137 ± 1.125 ± 0.83.2 ± 0.335 ± 2.1
T65 ± 0.547 ± 0.318 ± 0.40.3 ± 0.535 ± 0.5
  • a Raw, before hydrothermal treatment; T, after hydrothermal treatment.