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Table 3 Growth and PHA accumulation in seven Bacillus species in the medium containing 20 g/L glucose

From: Polyhydroxyalkanoate production from rice straw hydrolysate obtained by alkaline pretreatment and enzymatic hydrolysis using Bacillus strains isolated from decomposing straw

Strains Initial pH Final pH CDW
(g/L)
PHA content (wt%) PHA conc
(g/L)
RCM
(g/L)
Bacillus sp. VK24 7.0 5.3 2.20 ± 0.05 42.0 ± 0,7 0.92 ± 0.01 1.28 ± 0.04
B. anthracis VK33 7.0 5.2 2.33 ± 0.05 47.2 ± 1.4 1.10 ± 0.05 1.23 ± 0.01
B. anthracis VK38 7.0 5.2 3.02 ± 0.07 63.8 ± 0.9 1.93 ± 0.07 1.09 ± 0.01
B. cereus VK91 7.0 5.2 3.23 ± 0.09 66.9 ± 0.3 2.16 ± 0.05 1.07 ± 0.04
B. cereus VK92 7.0 5.2 3.15 ± 0.16 59.9 ± 0.8 1.89 ± 0.12 1.26 ± 0.04
B. cereus VK98 7.0 5.3 3.32 ± 0.02 73.2 ± 0.1 2.43 ± 0.02 0.89 ± 0.01
B. paranthracis VK164 7.0 5.2 2.47 ± 0.05 56.5 ± 2.5 1.39 ± 0.11 1.07 ± 0.07