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Table 2 Carbohydrate contents and composition in MWL diet samples prepared from Japanese cedar, Japanese beech, and rice

From: The effects of various lignocelluloses and lignins on physiological responses of a lower termite, Coptotermes formosanus

Carbohydrates Content (%)a
Japanese cedar Japanese beech Rice
Hemicellulosic sugarsb
 Arabinan 0.03 ± 0.00 0.05 ± 0.00 0.75 ± 0.07
 Xylan 0.04 ± 0.00 0.95 ± 0.03 4.39 ± 0.50
 Mannan 0.16 ± 0.01 0.16 ± 0.01 0.21 ± 0.01
 Galactan 0.11 ± 0.00 0.11 ± 0.01 0.18 ± 0.01
 Glucan 0.07 ± 0.01 0.31 ± 0.01 1.31 ± 0.13
 Cellulosic glucan 7.99 ± 1.47 9.50 ± 2.99 9.14 ± 1.49
  1. SD standard deviation
  2. aValues are mean ± SD (n = 3)
  3. bDetermined as trifluoroacetic acid-hydrolyzable sugars