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Table 3 Comparison of the performance of butanol fermentation from glycerol and glucose with different Clostridium species

From: Bio-butanol production from glycerol with Clostridium pasteurianum CH4: the effects of butyrate addition and in situ butanol removal via membrane distillation

Strain Carbon source Butanol concentration (g L−1) Yield (g butanol/g carbon source) Carbon source utilization (%) Fermentation strategy References
C. pasteurianum DSM 525 Glycerol (170 g L−1) 3.33 0.12 16.2 Batch [7]
C. pasteurianum DSM 525 Glycerol (114.6 g L−1) 14.3 0.2 55.5 Batch [6]
C. pasteurianum ATCC 6013 Glycerol (25 g L−1) 5.8 0.24 96 Batch [9]
C. pasteurianum DSM 525 Glycerol (25 g L−1) 8.7 0.36 96 Add lactate [28]
C. pasteurianum CH4 Glycerol (100 g L−1) 12.6 0.20 63.4 Batch This study
C. pasteurianum CH4 Glycerol (100 g L−1) 29.8 0.31 96.7 Butyrate addition and coupled with membrane distillation This study
C. acetobutylicum ATCC 824 Glucose (700 g L−1) 105.4 0.24 63.5 Fed-batch and pervaporation [29]
C. beijerinckii BA101 (mutant) Glucose (59 g L−1) 11.9 0.27 75.3 Batch [25]
C. beijerinckii BA101 (mutant) Glucose (60 g L−1) 16.4 0.27 100 Gas stripping [25]
C. Saccharoperbutylacetonicum N1–4 Glucose (50 g L−1) 14 0.31 89.4 Batch [24]
C. beijerinckii P260 Straw hydrolysate (60 g L−1) 12.3 0.23 89 SHF [30]
C. acetobutylicum JB200 Glucose (475 g L−1) 113.3 0.24 Fed-batch and gas stripping [31]
C. acetobutylicum ATCC 824 Glucose (280 g L−1) 41.5 0.16 98 Fed-batch coupled with distillation and ultrafiltration [32]