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Table 2 Kinetic parameters for L-lactate production for batch cultures of B subtilis CH1 grown in LB or mineral medium supplemented with glucose or cellobiose (10 g/L).

From: Homolactic fermentation from glucose and cellobiose using Bacillus subtilis

Medium Sugar aYP/S (gP/gS) bqP (gP/gDCW *h) cqP (gP/gDCW *h) dQP
(gp/L*h)
eFinal L-lactate (g/L)
Luria Glucose 1.23 2.25 0.28 0.48 11.6
  Cellobiose 1.14 1.69 0.26 0.36 13.0
Mineral Glucose 0.83 0.66 0.21 0.16 7.7
  Cellobiose 0.82 0.58 0.38 0.17 8.1
  1. aL-lactate yield from sugar at the end of fermentation.
  2. bSpecific rate of L-lactate production during the exponential growth.
  3. cSpecific rate of L-lactate production during the stationary phase.
  4. dVolumetric productivity of L-lactate.
  5. eL-lactate produced at the end of the culture.