TABLE 1.

Lactic acid and acetoin-diacetyl production rates, glucose consumption rates, total ethanol and acetic acid concentrations, and maximum specific growth rates of B. thermosphacta at 5°C with different percentages of oxygen and carbon dioxide in the atmospherea

% CO2b% O2bμSE (μ)βL × 108SE (βL × 108)βAD × 108SE (βAD × 108)βG × 108SE(βG × 108)TethSD(Teth)TacacSD(Tacac)
000.06560.004210.4360.05970.01670.005411.100.2543.862.6511664.7
08.50.06950.003480.5090.06430.01750.005411.260.1912.222.0511649.9
017.70.07140.003730.1800.02280.1100.009781.110.35710.43.1111134.4
0260.07210.005500.1190.01570.1430.01300.9160.1912.081.0194.938.5
0490.07000.002330.3760.1030.6900.1561.180.2993.333.4716556.1
0800.06700.001800.4720.05141.110.2441.530.4792.201.5318353.7
17330.06520.003660.5600.08090.5920.1201.710.3312.801.1915766.0
17660.05370.001830.7380.1020.7910.2761.540.5271.500.33516435.0
18.57.70.06910.003340.5410.08730.1110.01140.7700.1521.830.58618885.8
2100.06290.005110.6980.07390.03890.009961.280.5531.750.89815162.8
22140.05250.003290.3990.1770.2580.06380.9610.2161.580.63815964.7
23200.05460.002880.4120.06870.1730.02781.430.1853.102.7817758.1
23520.04630.001900.4600.1420.5400.1591.210.1323.361.2517024.1
33410.04510.002900.4780.06840.4390.03641.450.1611.670.51120056.9
37520.04370.002250.4880.03800.5380.06441.220.08991.750.62721452.8
3900.04100.002300.7510.1340.02490.001980.8970.1372.080.51118451.0
3960.04350.004050.8660.08000.07880.008840.6240.1371.390.70219771.7
35330.04670.003820.9030.1980.3210.03550.6320.02862.520.81919576.9
40250.04120.003640.9280.2430.2490.05570.8610.1562.061.1415945.8
41130.04810.004720.9950.2670.2210.04340.9140.2031.830.69914849.7
5500.03180.002370.5890.1210.1110.01171.350.8131.990.31015820.2
5860.03340.002510.8590.1190.1610.02891.030.1832.000.40814233.6
55300.04080.003640.8400.1890.2370.04021.310.3132.210.73116066.9
65200.03590.003450.6260.1690.2350.05730.5980.06672.571.1318184.4
8000.03410.002860.7890.07490.08290.001220.8440.1831.290.92211258.6
73100.03550.002530.6750.1170.2140.02220.8870.2044.221.1016248.7
62120.03730.002650.9030.1230.1190.009360.5650.1232.471.3513444.6
  • a μ, maximum specific growth rate; Teth, total ethanol concentration; Tacac, total acetic acid concentration

  • b Plus nitrogen up to a complete 100%.