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Our news editors obtained a quote from the research, "These included different concentrations of sulphuric acid (0.0, 1.0, 2.0 and 3.0%), at two different temperatures (108 and 121 degrees C) for different residence times (1.0, 2.0 and 3.0h). The highest reducing sugar yield (36.65 g/L) from enzymatic hydrolysis was obtained when plant material was pretreated at 121 degrees C for 1.0 h residence time using 3.0% (v/v) sulphuric acid and at 1:10 (w/v) solid to liquid ratio. The total reducing sugars obtained from the two-stage process (pretreatment + enzymatic hydrolysis) was 69.6g/L. The resulting sugars were fermented into ethanol by using Saccharomyces cerevisiae."
According to the news editors, the research concluded: "The ethanol yield from the enzymatic hydrolyzate was 95.2% of the theoretical yield (0.51g/g glucose), as determined by GS-MS, and nearly 100% since no reducing sugars were detected in the fermenting media by TLC and DNS analysis."
For more information on this research see: Production Of Fermentable Sugars By Combined Chemo-enzymatic Hydrolysis Of Cellulosic Material For Bioethanol Production.
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