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Table 2 Shikimic acid yields with respect to cell mass under different carbon sources

From: Generation of aroE overexpression mutant of Bacillus megaterium for the production of shikimic acid

Carbon sourcesa DCW (g/L) Shikimic acid (g/L) Y(P/X)
Glucose 5.78 12.21 2.11
Lactose 3.36 10.95 3.25
Maltose 5.35 12.18 2.27
Starch 4.65 6.89 1.48
Sucrose 3.41 12.30 3.6
Fructose 3.1 12.54 4.04
  1. Y(P/X) = Product yield w.r.t cell mass
  2. aCarbon sources such as Glucose, Lactose, Maltose, Starch, Sucrose and Fructose (1 %, w/v) were used