Table 2

Predicted values of vanillin molar yield and specific productivity with various combinations of biomass and ferulic acid.

Biomass (g/L)

Ferulic acid (mM)

Vanillin Molar yield (%)

Specific Productivity (μmol vanillin/g biomass × min)


1

4.88

2.75

70.87

5.22

2

4.73

1.62

73.36

3.89

3

1.40

3.20

56.40

6.99

4

4.50

3.30

69.50*

5.60*

5

4.87

2.80

70.72

5.27

6

4.77

1.79

73.02

4.15

7

1.44

3.22

56.57

6.97

8

1.44

3.22

56.57

6.97


*optimum conditions predicted by the model

Barghini et al. Microbial Cell Factories 2007 6:13   doi:10.1186/1475-2859-6-13

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