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Table 1 Comparison of all two stage hydrolysis systems after 96 hours of hydrolysis

From: Improving the performance of enzymes in hydrolysis of high solids paper pulp derived from MSW

Experimental condition % Conversion in primary hydrolysis % Total conversion after secondary hydrolysis % Conversion improvement compared to control
A. Single stage hydrolysis (96 hours) 68.0 ± 5 - -
B. Two-stage hydrolysis with intermediate fermentation (24-hour initial hydrolysis) 46.5 ± 0.36 76.5 ± 0.5 8.5 ± 0.5
C. Two-stage hydrolysis with intermediate fermentation (48-hour initial hydrolysis) 65.8 ± 0.3 73.1 ± 1.7 5 ± 1.7
D. Two stage hydrolysis with intermediate wash step 67. 2 ± 1.3 81.2 ± 0.7 13.2 ± 0.7
E. Two stage hydrolysis with intermediate wash step and β-glucosidase addition 67.2 ± 0.8 87.6 ± 0.4 19.6 ± 0.4