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Vol. 13 No. 2, Issue of March 15, 2010
 


Table 2. Concentrations of glucose and ethanol considering complete cellulose hydrolysis and fermentation efficiency.


Cellulosic substrate

Cellulose Content (%)

Corresponding Glucose Concentration (g L-1)

Theoretical ethanol concentration (g L-1)

CMC

100

220

112.42

SCBPCL

68

149.6

76.45

AVICEL

100

220

112.42

CMC: carboxymethyl cellulose; SCBPCL: sugar cane bagasse pre-treated cellilignin; AVICEL: crystalline cellulose.


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