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Table 6 Propionic acid/acetic acid (P/A) and propionic acid/succinic acid (P/S) productivity ratios of 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

  P/A ratio (mol mol −1 ) P/S ratio (mol mol −1 )
First batch 9.7 10.3
Second batch 13.0 5.7
Third batch 13.8 3.7