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Table 3 Adsorption of dyes and cellulose conversion of substrates

From: Effect of mechanical disruption on the effectiveness of three reactors used for dilute acid pretreatment of corn stover Part 1: chemical and physical substrate analysis

Sample Maximum adsorbed orange dye, mg/g substrate Maximum adsorbed blue dye, mg/g substrate Orange/blue ratio Cellulose conversion at 96 h, %
Untreated 26.4 16.8 1.57 21.5
ZipperClave® 49.3 19.6 2.51 67.8
Steam gun 61.7 20.5 3.01 88.0
Horizontal screw 69.4 20.9 3.32 95.2