Ulva lactuca (#3614)

ID-number#3614
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: 18
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% 28.58

Ultimate analysis (macroelements)

Carbon wt% 31.21 43.70
Hydrogen wt% 5.45 7.63
Nitrogen wt% 2.89 4.04
Sulphur wt% 6.63 9.28
Total (with halides) wt% 74.76 64.66 Calculated

Trace elements composition

Calcium (Ca) mg/kg (dry) 5 237.8
Potassium (K) mg/kg (dry) 30 999.5
Sodium (Na) mg/kg (dry) 21 378.9

Biochemical analysis

Carbohydrate analysis

Glycerol wt% (dry) 0.36
Galactose wt% (dry) 0.71
Glucose wt% (dry) 10.55
Xylose wt% (dry) 2.01
Rhamnose wt% (dry) 7.99

Uronic acids

Glucuronic acid wt% (dry) 3.00

Protein characterisation

Protein content wt% (dry) 14.43 N*5
Nitrogen-to-protein conversion factor wt% 5.00