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Table 5 Cumulative carbon dioxide evolution rate (cCER) of control (T7) and stored treatments measured after 3, 6 and 12.7 days of incubation

From: Preservation of microbial communities enriched on lignocellulose under thermophilic and high-solid conditions

  Mean cCER (mg CO2 g−1 dry matter)b Mean ratioa
3-day 6-day 12.7-day 3-day 6-day 12.7-day
T7 125 (17) AB 250 (66) A 369 (97) A 0.91 A 1.06 A 0.96 A
−80 °C 97 (31) BC 156 (34) B 311 (36) A 0.70 B 0.66 B 0.83 A
DMSO 91 (15) C 161 (22) B 388 (31) A 0.66 B 0.69 B 1.07 A
Glycerol 130 (34) A 228 (58) A 384 (70) A 0.94 A 0.97 A 1.02 A
  1. aRatio of (cCER post storage)/(cCER of T6)
  2. bStandard deviation in parenthesis (n = 3). Means followed by the same letter within columns and incubation periods are not statistically different at α = 0.05 based on Tukey–Kramer HSD test, blocked by reactor