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Table 2 PHB accumulation by selected isolates at pH 7.0, 37 °C after 48 h and 150 rpm

From: Production of biodegradable plastic by polyhydroxybutyrate (PHB) accumulating bacteria using low cost agricultural waste material

Isolates Growth OD600 nm Dry biomass (g/l) PHB (g/l) Residual biomass (g/l) PHB  % (w/w)
AWW 1.159 12.0 ± 0.08 5.0 ± 0.44 7.0 ± 0.05 41.66
ASS 1.125 11.0 ± 0.00 3.9 ± 0.03 7.1 ± 0.13 35.45
KIS 0.991 9.4 ± 0.01 3.2 ± 0.07 6.2 ± 0.39 34.04
LCW 1.092 11.5 ± 0.11 3.9 ± 0.28 7.6 ± 0.66 33.91
LAW 1.021 9.0 ± 0.02 2.6 ± 0.07 6.4 ± 0.39 28.88
KIS 0.825 7.0 ± 0.38 2.0 ± 0.33 5.0 ± 0.12 28.57
FPS 0.981 8.9 ± 0.26 2.1 ± 0.43 6.8 ± 0.00 23.59
SRS 1.106 6.9 ± 0.09 1.4 ± 0.02 5.5 ± 0.57 20.28
SFS 0.646 5.5 ± 0.35 1.0 ± 0.02 4.5 ± 0.06 18.18
KAS 0.762 6.0 ± 0.00 1.0 ± 0.41 5.0 ± 0.01 16.66
  1. Data represent two trials done in triplicates ± standard deviation