Heat of combustion of E. coli grown in batch culture on glucose substrate

Value 23.04 kJ/g dry ash-free biomass Range: ±0.06 kJ/g dry ash-free biomass
Organism Bacteria Escherichia coli
Reference Cordier, J-L et al. The relationship between elemental composition and heat of combustion of microbial biomass. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol (1987) 25:305312
Comments Reference contains other numbers for heat of combustion of other bacteria and some yeast species
Entered by Phil Mongiovi
ID 101689