Skip to main content

Table 3 Conversion yields after 48 h and initial rates of the enzymatic hydrolysis of SFSTEX, SFHEX150/8, SFSTEX+HEX150/8, and SFSTEX+HEX190/4

From: Sequential fractionation of the lignocellulosic components in hardwood based on steam explosion and hydrotropic extraction

  Conversion yielda (%) Initial rateb (g/L/h)
10 FPU/gc 20 FPU/gc 10 FPU/gc 20 FPU/gc
SFSTEX 40 ± 2 75 ± 3 0.40 ± 0.04 0.80 ± 0.01
SFSTEX+HEX150/8 26 ± 1 47 ± 2 0.51 ± 0.03 0.88 ± 0.07
SFSTEX+HEX190/4 24 ± 3 39 ± 6 0.39 ± 0.03 0.72 ± 0.04
SFHEX150/8 16 ± 0 29 ± 0 0.24 ± 0.00 0.38 ± 0.01
  1. SF solid fraction, STEX steam explosion, HEX hydrotropic extraction
  2. aGlucan yield after 48 h of reaction
  3. bAnalyzed for the first 8 h of reaction
  4. cEnzyme loading in FPU/g cellulose