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Table 2 Comparison of representative previously reported xylose fermentation performances

From: Systematic and evolutionary engineering of a xylose isomerase-based pathway in Saccharomyces cerevisiae for efficient conversion yields

Strains Strain description Conditions Xylose consumption rate (g/g−1 h−1) Ethanol production rate (g/g−1 h−1) Ethanol yield (g/g−1) Reference
SXA-R2P-E xylA*3, tal1, XKS1, Δgre3, Δpho13 Evolved (24 days) Anaerobic batch in bioreactor, synthetic medium (40 g/L xylose) 0.98 0.44 0.45 This study
H131-A3-CS xylA, xyl3, TAL1, TKL1, RPE1, RKI1, evolved (160 days) Anaerobic batch in bioreactor, syntheticmedium (40 g/L xylose) 0.94 0.40 0.43 [16]
H131-A3-ALCS xylA, xyl3, TAL1, TKL1, RPE1, RKI1, evolved (160 days) Anaerobic batch in bioreactor, synthetic medium (40 g/L xylose) 1.87 0. 77 0.41 [16]
CEN.PK- RWB218 xylA, XKS1, TKL1, RPE1, RKI1, Δgre3, evolved (70 days) Anaerobic batch in bioreactor, synthetic medium (20 g/L xylose) - 0.49 (projected) 0.41 [17]
SR8 Xyl1, xyl2, xyl3, Δald6, Evolved (no detailed information) Anaerobic batch in flasks, synthetic medium (40 g/L xylose) 0.65 0.25 0.39 [24]
CEN.PK2-1C -TMB 3424 Xyl1, xyl2, XKS1, GAL2, TKL1, RPE1, RKI1, Δgre3 Selected (70 days) Anaerobic batch in bioreactor, synthetic medium (60 g/L xylose) 0.89 0.32 0.36 [6]
SR8 Xyl1, xyl2, xyl3, Δald6, Evolved (no detailed information) Oxygen-limited batch in flasks, complete medium (40 g/L xylose) 0.87 0.28 0.31 [15]
  1. Fermentation performance of S. cerevisiae SXA-R2P-E was compared with previously reported results for representative isomerase and oxidoreductase pathways.