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Table 2 Catalytic hydrolysis of beechwood xylan and xylose in various conditions

From: Catalytic valorization of hardwood for enhanced xylose-hydrolysate recovery and cellulose enzymatic efficiency via synergistic effect of Fe3+ and acetic acid

Reactant Fe3+ (wt%) HAc (%) Product concentration (g/L)
Xylose Furfural
Xylan 0.08 No 3.1 ± 0.5a 0.5 ± 0.1
No 6.5 13.9 ± 0.3a 5.9 ± 0.4
0.08 6.5 20.1 ± 0.9a 8.3 ± 0.2
0.25 6.5 23.5 ± 1.3a 13.7 ± 0.7
Xylose 0.08 No 59.3 ± 2.6b 13.1 ± 0.8
No 6.5 70.5 ± 0.8b 8.7 ± 0.3
0.08 6.5 54.3 ± 1.84b 14.5 ± 0.4
0.25 6.5 19.8 ± 0.6b 22.9 ± 1.0
  1. All the experiments were conducted at 170 °C for 27 min, and the initial concentration of xylan or xylose is 100 g/L
  2. aAmounts of xylose production in the media
  3. bAmounts of xylose remained in the media