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Table 3 Glucose and xylose yields after acidolysis of biomass in [C 4 mim]Cl using different solids loadings a

From: Production and extraction of sugars from switchgrass hydrolyzed in ionic liquids

Run No. Solid loadingb(w/w) Solid residue (wt%) Glucose yield (%) Xylose yield (%) Final [Glc] (g/L) Final [Xyl] (g/L )
7 5 10.2 83.3 ± 1.9 52.1 ± 1.2 8.0 ± 0.2 3.4 ± 0.1
8 7.5 9.7 55.5 ± 3.0 34.1 ± 2.0 8.3 ± 0.4 3.5 ± 0.2
9 10 9.4 54.4 ± 1.6 32.9 ± 2.8 10.2 ± 0.3 6.7 ± 0.4
10 15 8.0 56.2 ± 3.1 36.7 ± 1.9 15.5 ± 0.8 6.9 ± 0.4
  1. a water was pumped into the system 15 min after pretreatment.
  2. b solid loading is the ratio of the mass of SG to mass of IL.