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Table 3 Kinetic parameters obtained in MATLAB 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

  Mono-culture Co-culture
\( S_{o}\) a \( ({\text{g COD}} \,{\text{l}}^{ - 1} ) \) 0.49 0.17
\( \upmu_{max} ({\text{d}}^{ - 1} ) \) 0.10 0.20
\( Y_{{x}{/ { L}}}\) b NA 0.25
\( Y_{{x/PO}}\) c 0.30 0.25
K m d 0.33 0.80
\( Y_{L/PO} \) e 0.013 NA
\(Y_{F/PO}\) f 0.017 0.05
\(Y_{A/PO}\) g 0.32 0.11
\(Y_{E/PO}\) h 0.194 0.13
\(Y_{B/PO}\) i 0 0.49
\(Y_{A/L}\) j NA 0.49
K L NA 2.5
K x k 0.42 1.1
  1. NA Not applicable
  2. aNon-biodegradable factor
  3. bBiomass yield from lactate (g COD g−1 COD lactate)
  4. cBiomass yield (g COD g−1 COD PO)
  5. dg COD PO g−1 COD biomass d−1
  6. eLactate yield (g COD g−1 COD PO)
  7. fFormate yield (g COD g−1 COD PO)
  8. gAcetate yield (g COD g−1 COD PO)
  9. hEthanol yield (g COD g−1 COD PO)
  10. iButyrate yield (g COD g−1 COD PO)
  11. jAcetate yield from lactate (g COD g−1 COD lactate)
  12. kg COD PO g−1 COD biomass