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Table 1 Comparision of SCB hydrolyzed at different H 2 SO 4 concentrations for different reaction times

From: Optimization of key factors affecting hydrogen production from sugarcane bagasse by a thermophilic anaerobic pure culture

H2SO4(%,v/v) Incubation time (min) Total sugara(g/L) Total inhibitorb(g/L) Efficiencyc(E)
0.2 30 5.66 2.55 1.59
  90 13.40 3.48 2.99
  150 16.32 3.87 3.35
2.1 30 9.96 2.58 2.78
  90 24.88 2.77 6.60
  150 27.30 4.87 4.60
4.0 30 11.99 3.44 2.70
  90 17.76 4.53 3.21
  150 18.89 5.43 2.94
  1. aTotal sugar = glucose + xylose + arabinose + cellobiose.
  2. bTotal inhibitor = acetic acid + phenol compounds.
  3. cE = total sugar/(1 + total inhibitor) [23].