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Table 2 Ethanol fermentation of hydrolyzates (at 6% w/w glucan loading) of AFEX-pretreated whole plants using recombinant S. cerevisiae 424A.

From: Enzymatic digestibility and ethanol fermentability of AFEX-treated starch-rich lignocellulosics such as corn silage and whole corn plant

Sample Glucose, g/L Xylose, g/L Ethanol, g/L Metabolic yield, % Productivity, g/L/h
  0 h 72 h 0 h 72 h    
0X-CS 54.4 0 7.5 2.1 28.4 93.2 0.39
WCP 59.3 0 7.8 1.6 29.8 89.2 0.41
  1. CS, corn silage; WCP, whole corn plant.
  2. X = the manufacturer recommended loading rate of 0.0015 g/g