Ulva lactuca (#3613)

ID-number#3613
MaterialUlva lactuca
DescriptionAir dry - Harvested Apr 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: 4
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% 27.21

Ultimate analysis (macroelements)

Carbon wt% 33.20 45.61
Hydrogen wt% 5.52 7.58
Nitrogen wt% 2.86 3.93
Sulphur wt% 5.52 7.58
Total (with halides) wt% 74.31 64.70 Calculated

Trace elements composition

Calcium (Ca) mg/kg (dry) 4 773.0
Potassium (K) mg/kg (dry) 38 184.1
Sodium (Na) mg/kg (dry) 30 759.4

Biochemical analysis

Carbohydrate analysis

Glycerol wt% (dry) 0.35
Galactose wt% (dry) 0.71
Glucose wt% (dry) 14.06
Xylose wt% (dry) 1.98
Rhamnose wt% (dry) 7.73

Uronic acids

Glucuronic acid wt% (dry) 2.91

Protein characterisation

Protein content wt% (dry) 14.32 N*5
Nitrogen-to-protein conversion factor wt% 5.00