Ulva lactuca (#3612)

ID-number#3612
MaterialUlva lactuca
DescriptionAir dry - Harvested Mar 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: 24
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% 20.26

Ultimate analysis (macroelements)

Carbon wt% 36.34 45.57
Hydrogen wt% 5.84 7.33
Nitrogen wt% 4.67 5.86
Sulphur wt% 4.78 6.00
Total (with halides) wt% 71.90 64.75 Calculated

Trace elements composition

Calcium (Ca) mg/kg (dry) 4 674.9
Potassium (K) mg/kg (dry) 25 499.4
Sodium (Na) mg/kg (dry) 24 436.9

Biochemical analysis

Carbohydrate analysis

Glycerol wt% (dry) 0.53
Galactose wt% (dry) 0.91
Glucose wt% (dry) 9.72
Xylose wt% (dry) 1.92
Rhamnose wt% (dry) 7.57

Uronic acids

Glucuronic acid wt% (dry) 2.97

Protein characterisation

Protein content wt% (dry) 23.37 N*5
Nitrogen-to-protein conversion factor wt% 5.00