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Table 3 Yield coefficients and cellular maintenance (m) for the three sequential sorbitol fermentation batches using P. acidipropionici operating in four independent vessels

From: Microbial production of Propionic and Succinic acid from Sorbitol using Propionibacterium acidipropionici

  First batch Second batch Third batch
YX/S (g g−1) 0.366 0.326 0.279
YSA/S (g g−1) 0.097 0.132 0.212
YAA/S (g g−1) 0.052 0.029 0.029
YPA/S (g g−1) 0.613 0.419 0.438
YSA/X (g g−1) 0.264 0.404 0.760
YAA/X (g g−1) 0.143 0.090 0.102
YPA/X (g g−1) 1.673 1.288 1.570
m (g g−1 h−1) 0.039 0.044 0.051