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Table 1 Comparison of total sugar extraction and saccharification yields obtained with similar studies

From: Bioprospecting of wild type ethanologenic yeast for ethanol fuel production from wastewater-grown microalgae

Microalgae Initial biomass
(g L−1)
Carbohydrates biomass (%a) Sulfuric acid (%v/V) Temperature
(°C)
Time
(min)
Sugar extraction (%Ex) (%) Saccharification (%Sa) (%) Sugar contentb
(g L−1)
Reference
Scenedesmus sp.
Consortium
100 7.0 ± 0.9 5.0 90 120 71.5 ± 0.3 70.2 ± 0.2 5.0 ± 0.3 This study
Chlorella sp. ABC-001 50 39.1 3.0 90 150 86.9 71.5 17.0 Seon et al. [37]
Scenedesmus
Obliquus
50 23.0 ± 2.0 3.0 120 30 90.0 ± 0.3 64.4 ± 0.7 20.7 ± 2.1 de Farias Silva et al. [11]
Scenedesmus sp.
Consortium
100 ND 5.0 80–90 120 ND 49.1 16.6 Castro et al. [38]
Scenedesmus
Obliquus
50 14.6 5.0 120 30 72.3 46.2 3.2 Miranda et al. [39]
  1. a% of dry cell weight
  2. bSugar content estimates are measured in grams of sugar per liter of hydrolysate liquor
  3. ND not determined