TABLE 2.

Models for the natural logarithms of the maximum specific growth rate of B. thermosphacta, of the production rates of lactic acid and acetoin-diacetyl, of the consumption rate of glucose, and of the total concentration of acetic acida

TermIn(μ)In(βL × 108)In(βAD × 108)In(βG × 108)In(Tacac)
Fitted valueSEFitted valueSEFitted valueSEFitted valueSEFitted valueSE
Intercept−2.640.0356−1.170.136−4.370.281−0.05120.1014.750.0967
CO2−0.01450.002300.03260.008780.05560.01370.01940.00471
CO220.00005830.0000313−0.0002830.000120−0.0003770.000158−0.0002360.0000546
O20.1270.0174−0.0007480.00772−0.0004980.00599
O22−0.0008980.0002020.0001040.0001090.00006940.0000696
CO2*O2−0.001090.000281−4.75 × 10−60.0000970
Adjusted R20.880.480.880.160.57
Standard error of fit0.0930.350.390.280.14
  • a μ, maximum specific growth rate; Tacac, total concentration of acetic acid.