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Table 3 Fermentation efficiency of B. succiniciproducens and A. succinogenes batch cultures carried out at three initial concentrations of commercial carbon sources and OFMSW hydrolysate

From: Evaluation of organic fractions of municipal solid waste as renewable feedstock for succinic acid production

Initial and consumed carbon sources (g/L)aMediumSuccinic acid (g/L)Yield (g/g)aProductivity (g/L/h)By-product: succinic acid (g/g)
Basfia succiniciproducens
 30 (27.8)Commercial12.50.450.441.19
 30 (31.3)OFMSW14.40.460.640.90
 50 (51.7)Commercial26.90.520.450.66
 50 (50.6)OFMSW26.80.530.850.88
 80 (81.1)Commercial35.70.440.460.56
 80 (78.9)OFMSW37.10.470.560.68
Actinobacillus succinogenes
 30 (30.8)Commercial15.
 30 (30.2)OFMSW15.70.520.520.71
 50 (47.1)Commercial27.30.580.490.20
 50 (52.7)OFMSW29.40.560.890.31
 80 (78.2)Commercial37.90.540.450.21
 80 (77.3)OFMSW37.90.50.570.31
  1. aThe initial total carbon source concentration is ± 5% of the indicated value, while the consumed carbon source is presented in the brackets; succinic acid to sugars conversion yield has been calculated based on the quantity (g) of succinic acid produced during fermentation and the quantity (g) of total sugars added in the bioreactor