Ulva lactuca (#3615)

ID-number#3615
MaterialUlva lactuca
DescriptionAir dry - Harvested May 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: 1
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% 33.11

Ultimate analysis (macroelements)

Carbon wt% 29.53 44.15
Hydrogen wt% 5.25 7.86
Nitrogen wt% 2.00 2.98
Sulphur wt% 6.62 9.90
Total (with halides) wt% 76.51 64.88 Calculated

Trace elements composition

Calcium (Ca) mg/kg (dry) 4 834.0
Potassium (K) mg/kg (dry) 48 339.6
Sodium (Na) mg/kg (dry) 28 373.3

Biochemical analysis

Carbohydrate analysis

Glycerol wt% (dry) 0.29
Galactose wt% (dry) 0.63
Glucose wt% (dry) 14.59
Xylose wt% (dry) 1.89
Rhamnose wt% (dry) 7.02

Uronic acids

Glucuronic acid wt% (dry) 2.84

Protein characterisation

Protein content wt% (dry) 9.98 N*5
Nitrogen-to-protein conversion factor wt% 5.00