International Journal of Polymer Science / 2017 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Production of Pectin-Cellulose Biofilms: A New Approach for Citrus Waste Recycling

Table 1

Chemical composition of OW according to the literature [20] and the results obtained from material characterization (% (w/dry w)).

Compound/content[20] (%)Characterization (%)

Pectin42.529.84 ± 0.29
Cellulose9.218.66 ± 0.48
Hemicelluloses10.520.89 ± 0.89
Soluble sugars16.9
Protein6.5
Lignin0.8
Fat2.0
Ash3.5
Starch3.8
Others4.4about 30
DE of pectin42.72 ± 1.10
Dry matter of OW9.84 ± 1.21
Moisture content of OW powder9.58 ± 0.03