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Table 2 Delignification technique comparison

From: Ligninolytic enzymes: a biotechnological alternative for bioethanol production

Delignification process Delignification Sugar losses Process duration Economic Environmental impact
Enzymatic High Low 2 to 48 h High costs Positive
Fungal High Low 6 to 45 days Low costs Positive
LMS High Low 2 to 48 h High costs Depends of the mediator
IFF Medium Some 1 to 12 weeks Low costs Positive