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Table 4 Organic acids and cell growth productivity 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
Succinic acid (g L−1 h−1) 0.09 0.1 0.2
Acetic acid (g L−1 h−1) 0.05 0.03 0.03
Propionic acid (g L−1 h−1) 0.6 0.5 0.5
Cell growth (g L−1 h−1) 0.06 0.09 0.14