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Table 3 Qualitative summary of the relative fermentation performance of Zymomonas mobilis mobilis AX101, Saccharomyces cerevisiae 424A(LNH-ST) and Escherichia coli

From: Comparing the fermentation performance of Escherichia coli KO11, Saccharomyces cerevisiae 424A(LNH-ST) and Zymomonas mobilis AX101 for cellulosic ethanol production

Fermentation Parameters AX101 424A KO11
Glucose Consumption In corn steep liquor (CSL) Very fast Very fast Fast
  In lignocellulosic hydrolysate Average Very fast Average
Xylose Consumption In CSL co-fermentation Average Very slow Fast
  In lignocellulosic hydrolysate Very slow Average Very slow
Nutrient Requirement Glucose-only Low Low Low
  Co-Fermentation Low Low Low
  Xylose-only Average High Low
Growth Robustness Average Very High High
Metabolic Yield Very High High High
  1. KO11