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Table 1 Ethanol yield of Bacillus licheniformis KU886221 using differently pretreated SCB

From: Moderate alkali-thermophilic ethanologenesis by locally isolated Bacillus licheniformis from Pakistan employing sugarcane bagasse: a comparative aspect of aseptic and non-aseptic fermentations

Serial no. Pretreatment Incubation (h) Total sugars (g/L)a Ethanol (g/L)
1 2% H2SO4 0 41.227b ± 0.430 0i
24 36.556cd ± 0.675 0.926gh ± 0.229
72 32.943efg ± 1.009 2.103cde ± 0.167
120 31.434fgh ± 0.570 2.61abc ± 0.118
2 3% H3PO4 0 39.573de ± 0.718 0i
24 35.720gh ± 0.325 1.126fgh ± 0.117
72 31.277hi ± 0.657 2.44bcd ± 0.092
120 29.997i ± 0.928 2.863ab ± 0.154
3 1% HCl 0 44.964a ± 0.527 0i
24 39.427bc ± 0.562 1.155fgh ± 0.159
72 34.533def ± 0.595 2.06de ± 0.097
120 32.317fg ± 0.202 2.56bcd ± 0.066
4 1 N NaOH 0 45.919a ± 0.239 0i
24 41.371b ± 0.523 1.24fgh ± 0.244
72 35.687de ± 0.603 2.793ab ± 0.164
120 31.800fg ± 0.443 3.313a ± 0.266
5 Control (untreated) 0 35.218de ± 0.248 0i
24 31.053gh ± 0.335 0.69h ± 0.039
72 26.943i ± 0.329 1.553efg ± 0.073
120 23.996j ± 0.305 1.68ef ± 0.037
  1. aGlucose + xylose. Values signify mean ± SE of triplicates. Values that do not share an alphabet are significantly different from each other. Multi-factor analysis of variance (P < 0.05)