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Table 2 H2 yields and Gompertz parameters of C. termitidis mono-cultured and co-cultured with C. beijerinckii on 2 g l−1 cellulose

From: Hydrogen production and microbial kinetics of Clostridium termitidis in mono-culture and co-culture with Clostridium beijerinckii on cellulose

  Cellulose consumed (%) H2 yields Gompertz parameters
mol H2 mol−1 hexose eq.added mol H2 mol−1 hexose eqconsumed P amax (ml) R bm (ml d−1) λc (d) R2
Mono 81 1.45 1.8 250 12 19 0.98
Co 93 1.92 2.05 326 26 19 0.99
  1. aH2 production potential
  2. bMaximum H2 production rate
  3. cLag phase