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Table 3 Summary of process conditions for acid hydrolysis

From: Sugarcane bagasse: a biomass sufficiently applied for improving global energy, environment and economic sustainability

Pre-treatment Concentration Temp (oC) Time (mins) Maximum conversion/yield (%) Source
  2% w/v H2SO4 150 30 30.0a Canilha et al. (2010)
Steam 35 mM H2SO4 35 960 35.0a Roberto et al. (1991)
  1% w/v H2SO4 + 1% w/v CH3COOH 190 10 90.9 De Moraes Rocha et al. (2011)
  1.8% w/v H2SO4 95 360 38.0a Van Zyl et al. (1988)
Acid 2% w/v H2SO4 (ultra-sound assisted) 50 45 92.81a Velmurugan and Muthukumar (2011)
1% v/v H2SO4 121 40 Borges and Pereira (2011)
100 mg H2SO4 per g SCB 121 10 Rodrigues et al. (2001)
Dil. H2SO4 (microwave-assisted) 180 30 Chen et al. (2012)
  1. aOptimum yield of ethanol from fermentation