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Table 2 Carbohydrate concentrations and molar yields after each detoxification approach

From: Comparison of ethanol production from corn cobs and switchgrass following a pyrolysis-based biorefinery approach

Biomass Ion removal type W-H W-EAc-H W-H-EAc
Levoglucosan (g/L) Glucose (g/L) Molar yield Levoglucosan (g/L) Glucose (g/L) Molar yield Levoglucosan (g/L) Glucose (g/L) Molar yield
Corn cobs Acetic acid 2.08 18.58 1.05 2.20 17.10 0.97 2.20 19.09 1.08
Nitric acid 1.30 28.41 0.93 1.01 29.07 0.94 0.94 28.27 0.91
Switchgrass Acetic acid 1.43 26.62 1.14 1.10 26.54 1.12 1.09 27.54 1.16
Nitric acid 1.16 26.15 1.07 1.05 26.83 1.10 1.17 26.55 1.09