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Table 2 Overview of studies reporting PHA production from molasses and sucrose

From: Integrated systems for biopolymers and bioenergy production from organic waste and by-products: a review of microbial processes

Strain Type of PHA Operation mode Time to PHAmax [h] PHA concentration [g l−1] PHA content [%] References
Recombinant E. coli (HMS174/pTZ18u-PHB) (C. necator genes) P(3HB) Fed-batch 31.5 31.6 80 [41]
Pseudomonas fluorescens A2a5 P(3HB) Batch 96 22.4 70 [28]
Cupriavidus necator P(3HB) Fed-batch 45–50 80–100 65–70 [45]
Bacillus cereus M5 P(3HB) Batch 72 0.13 73.8 [39]
Azotobacter vinelandii UWD P(3HB) Fed-batch 35 23 66 [33]
Bacillus megaterium BA-019 P(3HB) Fed-batch 24 72.7 42 [73]