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Table 1 Overview of poly (3HB) recovery from cells of R. eutropha H16

From: Large scale extraction of poly(3-hydroxybutyrate) from Ralstonia eutropha H16 using sodium hypochlorite

Batch no. Recovered poly(3HB) [% of initial content] Purity of recovered poly(3HB) [%] Molecular weight (Da) of recovered poly(3HB)
1 43.14 94.76 459733
2 47.03 89.32 682630
3 41.69 98.63 not determined
4 69.06 99.42 769389
5 46.44 91.40 530447
6 62.19 92.79 832705
7 87.03 86.94 489320
  1. Between 750- and 820 g of dried cells were digested in a 13% (v/v) sodium hypochlorite solution at a concentration of 30 g L-1 at pH 12.3. All batches were parts of the cells obtained by fermentation at the 400 L scale.