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Table 4 Process parameters for pretreatment, enzymatic hydrolysis, and fermentation

From: Production routes to bio-acetic acid: life cycle assessment

Processing step Process parameter Value
Pretreatment H2SO4 charge (gram of acid per gram of bone dry biomass) 0.011
Temperature (oC) 200
Xylan to xylose conversion (%) 75
Saccharification Temperature (oC) 50
Enzyme loading (miligram protein per gram cellulose) 20
Cellulose to glucose conversion (%) 89
Fermentation Fermentation temperature (oC) 58
Glucose to acetic acid conversion (%) 92
Xylose to acetic acid conversion (%) 92