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Table 2 Effect of different carbon and nitrogen sources on PHB synthesis by strain CBS-1

From: Psychrotrophic Pseudomonas mandelii CBS-1 produces high levels of poly-β-hydroxybutyrate

Carbon sources Cell dry weight (g/L) Nitrogen source Cell dry weight (g/L)
Yeast extract 30.2 ± 3.1 Tryptone 19.0 ± 0.9
Glucose 9.9 ± 1.4 Peptone 17.4 ± 1.8
Sucrose 29.1 ± 3.0 Beef extract 18.4 ± 1.3
Fructose 7.8 ± 1.1 Monosodium glutamate 23.5 ± 1.0
Glycerol 16.3 ± 2.9 Urea 11.5 ± 0.8
Ethanol 2.9 ± 0.2 NH4Cl 13.6 ± 1.5