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Table 4 Carbohydrate, protein and uronic acids contents in the EPS produced by Azotobacter chroococcum 76A grown on solid or in liquid media containing vinasse (1%) ad sucrose (5%) as carbon sources

From: Bioprospecting of exopolysaccharide-producing bacteria from different natural ecosystems for biopolymer synthesis from vinasse

Samples Carbohydrate (%, w/w) Protein (%, w/w) Uronic acids (%, w/w) Monosaccharides (glucose %, w/w)
EPS agara 58.3 ± 1.62 8.3 ± 0.99 22.7 ± 2.61 80.1 ± 2.11
EPS brothb 52.0 ± 2.12 11.3 ± 5.16 22.8 ± 3.76 29.7 ± 1.32
  1. aEPS produced by A. chroococcum 76A after 24 h of growth on solid medium at 30 °C
  2. bEPS produced by A. chroococcum 76A after 24 h of growth in liquid medium at 30 °C