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Table 3 Comparison of yields and productivities obtained in batch and microfiltration experiments of L. crispatus L1

From: Lactobacillus crispatus L1: high cell density cultivation and exopolysaccharide structure characterization to highlight potentially beneficial effects against vaginal pathogens

  Cell dry weight (g · l−1) Lactic acid (g · l−1) Biomass productivity (g · l−1 · h−1) Lactic acid productivity (g · l−1 · h−1) Yx/s(g · g−1) Yp/s(g · g−1)
Batch 3.8 ± 0.3 11.5 ± 0.5 0.20 ± 0.07 0.40 ± 0.02 0.20 ± 0.02 0.57 ± 0.03
MF 27.31 ± 1.5 46.02 ± 2.3 0.60 ± 0.03 0.70 ± 0.07 0.13 ± 0.08 0.75 ± 0.04
  1. Yx/s indicates g of dry biomass produced per g of substrate; Yp/s indicates g of lactic acid produced per g of substrate. Values are an average of 3 different experiments.