Galactosan (also known as 1,6-Anhydro-beta-galactopyranose) is an anhydrosugar formed from the elimination of one water molecule from galactose. It can be present in pyrolysis bio-oil in cases where the starting biomass feedstock had galactose residues within its hemicelluloses.
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Analysis Packages for GalactosanThe Celignis Analysis Package(s) that determine this constituent are listed below:
| Levoglucosan, Cellobiosan, Mannosan, Galactosan, Glucose, Xylose, Mannose, Arabinose, Galactose, Rhamnose, Fucose, Sucrose, Cellobiose, Total Sugars |
| Glucose, Xylose, Mannose, Arabinose, Galactose, Rhamnose, Total Sugars, Sucrose, Fructose, Cellobiose, Levoglucosan, Cellobiosan, Mannosan, Galactosan, Total Oligomeric Sugars |
Equipment Used for Galactosan Analysis
|Ion Chromatography A Dionex ICS-3000 system that is equipmed with electrochemical, conductivity, and ultraviolet-visible detectors.|
Additional MaterialWe can determine the Galactosan content of various liquids, including liquids from pre-treatment and hydrolysis processes, click here to learn more about our various methods for analysing process liquids.
We can determine the Galactosan content of pyrolysis bio-oils, click here to learn more about our various methods for analysing bio-oil.