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Table 1 PHB extraction yield depending on the extraction process

From: Novel insights in dimethyl carbonate-based extraction of polyhydroxybutyrate (PHB)

Biomass Extraction process Extraction yield (%) References
Dry Chloroform 39 ± 2 [11]
Drya Dimethyl formamide, solid–liquid extraction 68 ± 4 [11]
Lyophilized 1,2-Propylencarbonate, 120 °C for 15 min 75 [31]
Wet Butyl acetate, 103 °C, for 30 min 96 ± 1 [14]
Lyophilized Dimethyl carbonate, 90 °C for 60 min 20 ± 1 [32]
Dry Dimethyl carbonate, 90 °C for 90 min 69 ± 2 This study
Wet Dimethyl carbonate, 90 °C for 120 min 73 ± 8 This study
Dry Chloroform, 60 °C for 120 min 69 ± 6 This study
  1. aPre-treated with ethanol