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Table 1 Butanol and solvent yields and productivity achieved under different cultivation conditions

From: Flow cytometry analysis of Clostridium beijerinckii NRRL B-598 populations exhibiting different phenotypes induced by changes in cultivation conditions

  Y B/G Y ABE/G PB (g L−1 h−1) PABE (g L−1 h−1) Y B/CDW Y ABE/CDW
Sporulation phenotype TYA 0.22 0.34 0.23 0.35 3.08 4.76
Non-sporulation phenotype RCM 0.20 0.30 0.25 0.37 3.54 5.38
Butanol stress, TYA 0.15 0.27 0.12 0.21 4.56 8.22
Decreased initial pH, TYA 0.23 0.35 0.22 0.33 3.81 5.77
  1. YB/G yield of butanol produced from consumed glucose (g/g)
  2. YABE/G yield of ABE produced from consumed glucose (g/g)
  3. PB (g L−1 h−1)—volumetric productivity of butanol
  4. PABE (g L−1 h−1)—volumetric productivity of ABE
  5. YB/CDW—amount of butanol produced per unit of dry weight biomass (g/g)
  6. YABE/CDW—amount of ABE produced per unit of dry weight biomass (g/g)
  7. The highest values of all parameters are given in italics