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Title: Modeling the production of sugar and byproducts from acid bisulfite pretreatment and enzymatic hydrolysis of Douglas-fir

Source: Bioresource Technology. 224: 389-396.

Author(s)Liu, Yalan ; Wang, Jinwu ; Wolcott, Michael

Publication Year: 2017  View PDF »

Category: Journal Articles
Associated Research Project(s):   FPL-4706-1B

Abstract: The aim of this work was to investigate the kinetics of multiple chemicals in acid bisulfite pretreatment and the relationship between total sugar yields and pretreatment factors (temperature and time). The results showed Saeman model accurately fitted the pretreatment process. According to this kinetic model, a maximum hemicellulose hydrolysis yield was achieved at a treatment time of 75 min with a temperature of 145° C. Meantime, the concentrations of acetic acid, hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF), and furfural were 1.54, 0.60, and 1.15 g L-1, respectively. Also, a Lorentzian function described the relationship between total sugar yield and pretreatment factors: temperature and time. The regression parameters from this mathematical fitting have accurately reflected the maximum total sugar yield and the optimal treatment conditions were determined to be 145°C and 110 min.

Keywords: Sulfite pretreatment; micronized wood; kinetic model; lorentzian function; Lignosulfonates

Publication Review Process: Formally Refereed

File size: 1,024 kb(s)

Date posted: 08/31/2018

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RITS Product ID: 91561
Current FPL Scientist associated with this product
Wang, Jinwu
Research Forest Products Technologist

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