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Table 3 Comparison of xylitol production by different microorganisms

From: Enhanced xylitol production using non-detoxified xylose rich pre-hydrolysate from sugarcane bagasse by newly isolated Pichia fermentans

Microorganism Feedstock Detoxification Xylitol titer (g/L) Xylitol yield (g/g) References
Debaryomyces hansenii Pure xylose and glycerol 53.7 0.98 [25]
Yarrowia lipolytica Pure xylose and glycerol 53.2 0.97 [44]
Candida tropicalis BSXDH-3 Pure xylose, glycerol and glucose 48.6 0.98 [46]
Debaryomyces hansenii Pure xylose 68.6 0.76 [47]
E. coli Pure xylose and glucose 172.4 [48]
Kluyveromyces marxianus YZJ015 Pure xylose 71.5 0.89 [50]
P. fermentans Pure xylose 98.9 0.67 This study
Candida tropicalis JH030 Sugarcane bagasse Non-detoxified 12.5 0.51 [19]
Candida tropicalis JH030 Rice straw Non-detoxified ~ 32 0.71 [19]
Candida tropicalis W103 Corncob Detoxified 68.4 0.70 [28]
Candida athensensis SB18 Horticultural waste Detoxified 100.1 0.81 [34]
Candida guilliermondii FTI 20037 Sugarcane bagasse Detoxified 36.3 0.64 [37]
Debaryomyces hansenii Sugarcane bagasse Detoxified 13.8 0.69 [47]
E. coli Corncob and pure glucose Detoxified 150.0 > 0.95 [48]
Pichia stipitis Corn stover Detoxified 12.5 0.61 [49]
P. fermentans Sugarcane bagasse Non-detoxified 79.0 0.54 This study