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Table 1 Chemical composition of SCB before and after GL–Ethanol pretreatment

From: Enhancement of ethanol production from green liquor–ethanol-pretreated sugarcane bagasse by glucose–xylose cofermentation at high solid loadings with mixed Saccharomyces cerevisiae strains

Green liquor (mL/g-DS) Composition (%) Solid yield (%)
Glucan Xylan Klason lignin Ash  
Untreated 46.97 ± 0.17 22.44 ± 0.19 19.48 ± 0.13 1.53 ± 0.13 100
0.8 58.52 ± 0.21 26.77 ± 0.16 8.64 ± 0.42 1.11 ± 0.41 78.97 ± 0.30
1.0 61.74 ± 0.15 28.58 ± 0.01 6.77 ± 1.13 1.59 ± 0.20 75.50 ± 0.40
1.5 61.80 ± 0.49 28.59 ± 0.19 5.03 ± 0.07 1.25 ± 0.19 73.90 ± 0.30
  1. All values are based on the oven-dried weight of samples
  2. SCB sugarcane bagasse, GL Ethanol GL combined with ethanol, DS dry substrate