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Table 4 Comparison between studies related to PHA production using fermented OFMSW as substrate and this study

From: Enhanced polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) production from the organic fraction of municipal solid waste by using mixed microbial culture

Culture Substrate Organic acids compositiona (%, weight basis, acetate/n-butyrate/propionate/valerate/isobutyrate/lactate) PHA contentb (g kg−1 VSS) Polymer composition PHB/PHA (w/w) PHA yieldc (mg mg−1 CODcons.) PHA yieldd (mg mg−1 CODOA-cons.) PHA yielde (g kg−1 OFMSWTS) References
MMC Fermented OFMSW 30/0/70/0/0/0 600 0.77 25 [15]
MMC Fermented food waste and sewage sludge 477 0.38 0.54 [16]
MMC Fermented OFMSW 51.6/22.8/21.1/1.8/2.8/0 237 ± 1 0.61 0.17 [17]
MMC Leachate 784 [18]f
MMC Leachate 778 [18]g
MMC Percolate 1 39.8/15.3/40.3/0/0/4.6 476 ± 41 0.57 ± 0.04 0.44 ± 0.17 1.13 ± 0.18 62.9 ± 10.5 This study
MMC Percolate 2 37.1/10.2/46.1/2.7/2.2/1.7 465 ± 21 0.54 ± 0.02 0.52 ± 0.10 0.75 ± 0.16 114 ± 14 This study
MMC Percolate 3 45/20/29.4/2.8/1.1/1.7 405 ± 28 0.57 ± 0.01 0.50 ± 0.10 0.65 ± 0.06 100 ± 6 This study
Cupriavidus necator CCGUG 52238 Fermented food waste 6/0/0/0/0/94 860 1 [34]
Cupriavidus necator H16 Fermented food waste 870 1 [35]
  1. aSee Additional file 1
  2. bPHA accumulated at the end of the accumulation test referred to VSS
  3. cPHA storage yield expressed as COD (CODPHA) referred to CODcons.
  4. dPHA storage yield expressed as COD (CODPHA) referred to CODOA-cons.
  5. ePHA produced referred to OFMSWTS
  6. fAccumulation test with a biomass selected with a substrate made of 90% synthetic VFAs and 10% pre-treated leachate
  7. gAccumulation test with a biomass selected with a substrate made of 75% synthetic VFAs and 25% pre-treated leachate