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Table 2 Gompertz model (Eqs. 1, 2) parameter estimates, and their standard errors, for each of the products

From: Production of medium-chain fatty acids and higher alcohols by a synthetic co-culture grown on carbon monoxide or syngas

  Butyrate Caproate Butanol Hexanol
A (mM)a 25.8 (±0.24) 10.0 (±0.25) 5.73 (±0.12) 4.01 (±0.16)
V m (mmol/l/day)b 10.4 (±0.80) 2.86 (±0.31) 3.47 (±0.69) 1.98 (±0.46)
γ (days)c 2.99 (±0.11) 3.69 (±0.19) 4.28 (±0.18) 4.95 (±0.26)
  1. a Maximal product concentration
  2. b Maximal volumetric production rate
  3. c Lag time before production occurs