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Table 2 Conversion of propionate and butyrate to alcohols by H2:CO2-grown S. ovata with different concentrations of tungstate

From: Effect of tungstate on acetate and ethanol production by the electrosynthetic bacterium Sporomusa ovata

WO4 2− Final concentration (mM) Conversion efficiency (%)
1-propanol 1-butanol Propionate to 1-propanol Butyrate to 1-butanol
1.03 ± 0.20 0.81 ± 0.13 20.64 ± 4.14 16.32 ± 2.79
10× 1.65 ± 0.14 1.08 ± 0.06 33.05 ± 2.91 21.59 ± 1.11
  1. Each value is the mean and standard deviation of three replicates