Cultivation
time (h)
Carbon sources
Glucose Ethanol
Glucose + Ethanol
25 g.l-1 50 g.l-1 25 g.l-1 50 g.l-1
25 g.l-1    +   25 g.l-1
0.0 0.020 0.025 0.020 0.025
0.025
5.0 0.026 0.045 0.400 0.065
0.255
10.0 0.045 0.095 0.845 0.185
0.750
24.0 0.350 0.650 1.440 0.270
2.300
36.0 0.655 1.300 1.335 0.555
3.325
40.0 1.220 2.425 1.415 0.755
3.235
48.0 1.212 2.400 1.395 0.800
3.200
54.0 1.189 2.550 1.402 0.795
3.300
60.0 1.195 2.475 1.365 0.805
3.255
Table 1: Cell growth (DW, g.1-1) of the bacterium R. erythropolis in MSM supplemented with different carbon sources at various concentrations.