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Table 1 Mass and rate of cellulose consumption, and yield and rate of H2 and CH4 production

From: Physiological and molecular characterizations of the interactions in two cellulose-to-methane cocultures

Cultures Cellulose consumed (mg) H2 yield (mol H2/mol glucose equivalent) CH4 yield (mol CH4/mol glucose equivalent) Cellulose degradation rate (mg/day) H2 production rate (mmol/day) CH4 production rate (mmol/day)
C. cellulovorans 235 ± 8 1.02 ± 0.03 117 ± 4 0.077 ± 0.004
C. cellulovoransM. barkeri 267 ± 16 0.87 ± 0.02 133 ± 8 0.074 ± 0.003
C. cellulovoransM. mazei 256 ± 7 0.44 ± 0.04 128 ± 4 0.036 ± 0.004
  1. Data are the average (±one standard derivation) of biological triplicate