Ulva lactuca (#3611)

ID-number#3611
MaterialUlva lactuca
DescriptionAir dry - Harvested Feb 2017 - Netherlands
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ Marine biomass (algae) ▸ Macroalgae
Submitter organisationTNO (Netherlands)
Submission date2020-10-01
RemarksPhylum: Chlorophyta Genus: Ulva Species: Ulva lactuca Generic algae family: Green Cultivation region: Texel, Netherlands Harvesting date: 21
LiteratureAuthor/institution: TNO Journal/project: Port4Innovation project

Values

Property Unit Value Std dev Det lim Lab Date Method Remarks
ar dry daf

Main biomass properties

Proximate analysis

Moisture content wt% (ar)
Ash content at 550°C wt% 19.17

Ultimate analysis (macroelements)

Carbon wt% 37.46 46.35
Hydrogen wt% 5.96 7.37
Nitrogen wt% 6.60 8.16
Sulphur wt% 3.83 4.74
Total (with halides) wt% 73.02 66.62 Calculated

Trace elements composition

Calcium (Ca) mg/kg (dry) 4 682.8
Potassium (K) mg/kg (dry) 21 285.7
Sodium (Na) mg/kg (dry) 30 864.2

Biochemical analysis

Carbohydrate analysis

Glycerol wt% (dry) 0.56
Galactose wt% (dry) 0.92
Glucose wt% (dry) 6.78
Xylose wt% (dry) 1.99
Rhamnose wt% (dry) 7.13

Uronic acids

Glucuronic acid wt% (dry) 3.11

Protein characterisation

Protein content wt% (dry) 32.99 N*5
Nitrogen-to-protein conversion factor wt% 5.00