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Research Article

Comparative Study on Two Commercial Strains of Saccharomyces cerevisiae for Optimum Ethanol Production on Industrial Scale

Table 4

Effect of varying inoculum sizes on ethanol and acetic acid production by two commercial yeast strains* using sugarcane molasses in fed-batch cultures.

Inoculum size (%v/v)Analysis
Ethanol (%v/v)R.S (%)Final Brix (º)Final cell count (106/mL)Acetic acid (mg/HL)PTT (sec.)
SIERSIERSIERSIERSIERSIER

158.18.11.31.2111.7312.15289297114.48107.2065
208.58.71.01.1110.6110.9530531790.6187.5798
258.48.50.970.999.719.8533534875.8174.361311
307.98.01.151.259.8910.1334136583.6979.2976

* SI: Saf-Instant and ER: Ethanol Red.

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