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Effect of sodium dodecyl sulfate and cetyltrimethylammonium bromide catanionic surfactant on the enzymatic hydrolysis of Avicel and corn stover
- Lin, Xuliang, Lou, Hongming, Qiu, Xueqing, Pang, Yuxia, Yang, Dongjie
- Cellulose 2017 v.24 no.2 pp. 669-676
- adsorption, anionic surfactants, cationic surfactants, cellulose, cetyltrimethylammonium bromide, corn stover, endo-1,4-beta-glucanase, enzymatic hydrolysis, hydrolysates, lignin, lignocellulose, nonionic surfactants, sodium dodecyl sulfate
- Nonionic surfactants could effectively improve the enzymatic hydrolysis efficiency of lignocellulose, while small molecule anionic and cationic surfactants usually inhibited the enzymatic hydrolysis. The results showed that the anionic surfactant sodium dodecyl sulfate (SDS) could improve the enzymatic hydrolysis efficiency of Avicel at the concentration range of 0.1–1 mM, but it did inhibit enzymatic hydrolysis at higher concentration. Cationic surfactant cetyltrimethylammonium bromide (CTAB) was used to regulate the surface charge of SDS; thereby catanionic surfactant SDS-CTAB was formed. The effect of SDS-CTAB catanionic surfactant with varied molar ratios on the enzymatic hydrolysis of pure cellulose and corn stover at various enzymatic hydrolysis environments was investigated. SDS-CTAB could increase the enzymatic hydrolysis of corn stover at high solid loading from 33.3 to 42.4%. Using SDS-CTAB could reduce about 58% of the cellulase dosage to achieve 80% of the enzymatic hydrolysis of corn stover. SDS-CTAB catanionic surfactant could regulate the surface charge of cellulase in the hydrolyzate and reduce the non-productive adsorption of cellulase on the lignin, thereby improving the enzymatic hydrolysis efficiency of lignocellulose.