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Table 9 Parameters selected for analysis in study 2

From: Synthesis and analysis of separation networks for the recovery of intracellular chemicals generated from microbial-based conversions

Separation stage and task Parameter Base case (nominal) Range References
Stage I: input parameters Biomass titer in input process stream 5 g/L (0.1–200) [59, 136]
Product content in input process stream 20% CDW (10–70) [59, 137, 138]
Stage II: distillation #1(Dst,1) Heat of vaporization of product 2000 kJ/kg (700–2200) [135, 139,140,141]
Stage II: ATPE (Atpe) Partition coefficient of product in the top phase (KpT) 5 (−) (5–10) [133, 141,142,143]
Stage II: extraction (Ext) Partition coefficient of product in solvent 1.2 (−) (1.2–10) [134, 141, 144]
Solubility of solvent in water 0.03 kg/kg (0.0002 –0.03)
Cost of solvent per unit mass 1.5 $/kg (0.2–1.5)