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However, the application of these pre-treatments to softwood residues is challenging due to low efficiency of enzymatic hydrolysis (Yu et al. 2011). trailer DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2015.08.085 0960-8524. 2009; Chacha et al. The content galactoglucomannan was calculated using the chemical composition (1:1:4) for this softwood polysaccharide (Sjöström 1993). Enzymatic hydrolysis of this biomass was 90% to 95%, with a substrate concentration of 3% and with five filter paper units per gram of cellulose (FPU/g cellulose). 2011), and glucose recovery is low. Two other protocols reported for softwoods with poor results are alkali and organosolvent pretreatments. %PDF-1.4 %���� “Strategies to enhance the enzymatic hydrolysis of pretreated softwood with high residual lignin content,” Appl. Pulp and Paper Fundamental Research Symposia Proceedings. endstream endobj 31 0 obj <> endobj 32 0 obj <> endobj 33 0 obj <>/Font<>/ProcSet[/PDF/Text]/ExtGState<>>> endobj 34 0 obj <> endobj 35 0 obj <> endobj 36 0 obj <> endobj 37 0 obj [/ICCBased 54 0 R] endobj 38 0 obj <> endobj 39 0 obj <> endobj 40 0 obj <> endobj 41 0 obj <> endobj 42 0 obj <>stream 2010; Løhre et al. Article submitted: August 12, 2017; Peer review completed: October 1, 2017; Revised version received: December 23, 2017; Further revised version received and accepted: February 4, 2019; Published: March 12, 2019. Some pretreatments efficiently reduce the recalcitrance, i.e. the natural resistance of lignocellulosic biomass to enzymatic hydrolysis (Himmel et al. 2007), of the most abundant agricultural and hardwood residues, making it possible to attain up to 95% glucose yields. Extractive-free material was used to prevent interference of lignin quantification. 20 de Noviembre II, Dgo, Dgo. 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An increase in the substrate porosity increases the accessibility of cellulase to cellulose during the saccharification step (Grethlein 1985). 2008). xref The use of the organosolvent process with H2SO4 as a catalyst, to pretreat lodgepole pine, loblolly pine, and spruce, yielded 100% of saccharification efficiency. Condie, L. W. (1986). The column and the detector were set to a temperature of 30 °C, with a mobile phase of acetonitrile water (85:15) and a flow rate of 1 mL/min. FPU activities were determined as described previously (Ghose 1987). The results were analyzed using pretreatments as the independent variable in the general linear model (GLM) of a one-way ANOVA. DOI: 10.1186/1754-6834-7-76, Yu, Z., Jameel, H., Chang, H., and Park, S. (2011). The final use given to the sugars recovered from black liquor would depend of the balance between the cost of including another step in the process and the profit obtained from the generated product. Sigma S/N, Frac. 0000006358 00000 n 0000001480 00000 n This result suggests that biomass obtained with pretreatments B and C is more susceptible to the action of cellulase than that produced by steam-pretreated biomass with 40% content (Monavari et al. DOI: 10.1016/j.carres.2010.02.010. Biochem. Hemicellulose – Softwood vs. Hardwood • Softwood –Contains significantly more mannan, galactan and lignin –More mannan and less xylan in latewood than in earlywood • Hardwood –Contains appreciable more xylan and acetyl. Lignin and sugar solubilization were associated with the severity of the pretreatment. The aim of this paper is to identify the amount of lignocellulosic content in the MD2 pineapple waste and its effect on heating value. Biochem. “Enhanced enzymatic hydrolysis of steam-exploded Douglas fir wood by alkali-oxygen post-treatment,” Appl. Cellulose consists of long chains of 𝛽-glucose monomers gathered into microfibril bundles. “Steam pretreatment of Douglas-fir wood chips. 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Wood is the main raw material for the production of pulp and paper. 0000002331 00000 n Appl. These softwood lignocellulose substrates obtained after the two sequential processes are then hydrolyzed efficiently by cellulases with 20 FPU/g cellulose (Pan et al. Because of the high sugar concentration, this biomass is an appropriate substrate for fermentation. These changes impact cellulose structure and improve its enzymatic hydrolysis rate (Chang and Hotzapple 2000). The pretreated biomass produced 90% to 95% glucose yield using only 5 FPU cellulases. DOI: 10.1016/0960-8524(95)00042, Ewanick, S. M., Bura, R., and Saddler, J. N. (2007). Bioeng. 98(4), 737-746. Although, the previous treatments produced a substrate with improved enzymatic digestion, the pre- and post-treatment of lignocellulosic residues have disadvantages. 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