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Table 1 Conversion and production yields on a per carbon basis

From: Insight into metabolic pathways of the potential biofuel producer, Paenibacillus polymyxa ICGEB2008

Substrate Cellobiose Glucose Glycerol Xylose
Product
Acetate 1.0 1.0 1.0 (0.67) 1.0
Acetone 0.75 0.75 0.71 (0.2) 0.75
Butanediol 0.73 0.73 0.83 (0.67) 0.73
Ethanol 0.67 0.67 0.78 0.67
Energy (ATP) 0.75 (0.5) 0.66 (0.42) 0.66 (0.11) 0.66 (0.5)
Biomass 0.72 (0.68) 0.64 (0.59) 0.63 (0.17) 0.64 (0.59)
  1. Energy in ATP refers to the possible hydrolysis of ATP into ADP and Pi per consumed carbon of the given substrate. To quantify the effect of surplus reductants on the results, we performed the simulations without the FHL reaction. The corresponding numbers are given in parentheses