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Table 3 Chemical composition of IW and IG kernels content before and after defatting in water

From: Evaluation of Irvingia kernels extract as biobased wood adhesive

SpeciesExtraction methodCarbohydrate (%)Protein (%)Fat (%)Ash (%)Moisture content (%)
IWCrude21.2 (0.82)6.5 (0.36)67.5 (1.69)2.3 (0.05)2.5 (0.05)
IGCrude16.83 (0.82)7.97 (0.51)70.5 (1.92)2.4 (0.08)2.3 (0.08)
IWWater43.5 (0.16)4.77 (0.28)40.2 (5.6)6.1 (0.12)5.4 (0.25)
IGWater39.8 (0.31)7.92 (0.76)41.5 (0.7)6.6 (0.16)4.1 (0.25)
  1. Values represent mean of three replicates with standard deviation in parenthesis