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Table 5 Fermentation balances of carbohydrates by T. thermosaccharolyticum M18 on Avicel and corn stalk

From: Single-step bioconversion of lignocellulose to hydrogen using novel moderately thermophilic bacteria

Culture Substrate Substrate initial (g/L) Substrates consumed (g/L) Ethanol (mM) Acetate (mM) Propionate (mM) Butanol (mM) Butyrate (mM) CO2(mM) Cell mass (mM) Carbon recovery (%)
M18 Avicel 5.0 4.08 ± 0.12 5.04 ± 0.25 23.61 ± 0.05 1.13 ± 0.02 2.10 ± 0.07 13.21 ± 0.33 24.62 ± 1.01 9.95 ± 0.13 96.9 ± 1.87
Corn stalk 5.0 2.42 ± 0.08 2.23 ± 0.41 9.51 ± 0.41 0.50 ± 0.01 0.84 ± 0.14 5.50 ± 0.65 8.67 ± 0.19 7.17 ± 0.08 106.8 ± 2.25